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fish·ing

 (fĭsh′ĭng)
n.
1. The act, occupation, or sport of catching fish.
2. A place for catching fish.

fishing

(ˈfɪʃɪŋ)
n
1.
a. the occupation of catching fish
b. (as modifier): a fishing match.
2. (Angling) another word for piscary2

fish•ing

(ˈfɪʃ ɪŋ)

n.
1. the technique, occupation, or diversion of catching fish.
2. a place for catching fish.
[1250–1300]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fishing - the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
field sport, outdoor sport - a sport that is played outdoors
angling - fishing with a hook and line (and usually a pole)
casting, cast - the act of throwing a fishing line out over the water by means of a rod and reel
bite - (angling) an instance of a fish taking the bait; "after fishing for an hour he still had not had a bite"
2.fishing - the occupation of catching fish for a living
business enterprise, commercial enterprise, business - the activity of providing goods and services involving financial and commercial and industrial aspects; "computers are now widely used in business"

fishing

noun angling, trawling Despite the weather, the fishing has been good.
Related words
adjective piscatorial
Translations
rybařenírybolov
fiskerilystfiskeri
kalastusonginta
pecanjeribolov
漁業釣り魚釣り
낚시질어업
ribarjenje
fiskefritidsfiske
การตกปลา
câu cánghề đánh cá

fishing

[ˈfɪʃɪŋ]
A. Npesca f
to go on a fishing expeditionir de pesca
B. CPD fishing boat Nbarco m pesquero or de pesca
fishing fleet Nflota f pesquera
fishing grounds NPLcaladeros mpl, pesquerías fpl
fishing industry Nindustria f pesquera
fishing licence, fishing permit Nlicencia f de pesca
fishing line Nsedal m
fishing net Nred f de pesca
fishing port Npuerto m pesquero
fishing rod Ncaña f de pescar
fishing tackle Nequipo m de pesca

fishing

[ˈfɪʃɪŋ] n
(= business) → pêche f
(= hobby) → pêche f
My hobby is fishing → La pêche est mon passe-temps favori.fishing boat n (small)barque f de pêche; (bigger)bateau m de pêchefishing fleet nflottille f de pêchefishing grounds nplzone f de pêchefishing industry nindustrie f de la pêchefishing line nligne f de pêchefishing net n (on fishing boat)filet m de pêche; [angler, child] → épuisette ffishing permit npermis m de pêchefishing rod ncanne f à pêchefishing tackle nattirail m de pêchefishing village nvillage m de pêcheursfish knife [fish knives] (pl) ncouteau m à poissonfish market n (retail)marché m au poisson; (wholesale)criée f

fishing

nFischen nt; (with rod) → Angeln nt; (as industry) → Fischerei f; fishing (is) prohibitedAngeln verboten!

fishing

:
fishing boat
nFischerboot nt
fishing fleet
fishing industry
nFischindustrie f
fishing line
nAngelschnur f
fishing net
nFischnetz nt
fishing pole
n (US) → Angelrute f
fishing port
fishing rod
nAngelrute f
fishing tackle
n (for sport) → Angelgeräte pl; (for industry) → Fischereigeräte pl
fishing village
nFischerdorf nt

fishing

[ˈfɪʃɪŋ] npesca

fishing

صَيْدُ السَّمَك, صيد بالصِنَّارَة rybaření, rybolov fiskeri, lystfiskeri Angeln, Fischen ψάρεμα pesca, pesca con caña kalastus, onginta pêche pecanje, ribolov pesca 漁業, 魚釣り 낚시질, 어업 hengelsport, vissen fiske, sportsfiske rybołówstwo, wędkarstwo pesca, pesca ao anzol рыболовство, ужение fiske, fritidsfiske การตกปลา balık avlamak, olta balıkçılığı câu cá, nghề đánh cá 垂钓, 捕鱼
References in classic literature ?
THERE was no instance in which the social and kindly dispositions of the Typees were more forcibly evinced than in the manner the conducted their great fishing parties.
I could not comprehend, therefore, why they so seldom sought it in their waters, for it was only at stated times that the fishing parties were formed, and these occasions were always looked forward to with no small degree of interest.
The neighbourhood of Streatley and Goring is a great fishing centre.
There is no spot in the world where you can get more fishing, or where you can fish for a longer period.
The fishing population was largely composed of Greeks, and they looked up to him and obeyed him as their chief.
But what are you going to do about his fishing for sturgeon?
I found out from the coachman, among other matters, that there was a famous fishing stream near Barkingham; and the first thing I did, on arriving at the town, was to buy a rod and line.
It struck me that my safest way of introducing myself would be to tell Doctor Dulcifer that I had come to the neighborhood for a little fishing, and so to prevent him from fancying that I was suspiciously prompt in availing myself of his offered hospitality.
But he was distinctly annoyed to receive, just as he was doing a little light packing of fishing tackle and cigars for the journey, a telegram from Willowood asking him to come down at once by train, as the Prime Minister had to leave that night.
I WILL get some worms and go fishing and catch a dish of minnows for my dinner," said Mr.
Edwards; and I will show you what I call fishing not nibble, nibble, nibble, as ‘Duke does when he goes after the salmon-trout.
But no, it will be better if I throw you into the sea whence I drew you out, and I will build a house on the shore to warn fishermen who come to cast their nets here, against fishing up such a wicked genius as you are, who vows to kill the man who frees you.