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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
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Thank you, I prefer spiders," she replied, fishing up two unwary little ones who had gone to a creamy death.
In the fall and spring he spends his Sundays fishing in Lake Erie.
About riding to the mill behind Gluglu; fishing back in the lake with their Uncle Jasper; picking pecans with Lidie's little black brood, and hauling chips in their express wagon.
This seems to be Latin," said Jessie, fishing out a smaller book.
Under this were hung flails, harness, various utensils of husbandry, and nets for fishing in the neighboring river.
Our appetites being sharpened by the frosty voyage, and in particular, Queequeg seeing his favorite fishing food before him, and the chowder being surpassingly excellent, we despatched it with great expedition: when leaning back a moment and bethinking me of Mrs.
Apparently, he did not once reflect upon the valuable details which would have fallen like a windfall to me: fishing the child out--witnessing the surprise of the family and the stir the thing would have made among the peasants--then a Swiss funeral--then the roadside monument, to be paid for by us and have our names mentioned in it.
It was kind of lazy and jolly, laying off comfortable all day, smoking and fishing, and no books nor study.
The day's fishing finished, they came floating downstream in their skiff, talking national politics and other high matters, and presently met a skiff coming up from town, with a man in it who said:
He slept on doorsteps in fine weather and in empty hogsheads in wet; he did not have to go to school or to church, or call any being master or obey anybody; he could go fishing or swimming when and where he chose, and stay as long as it suited him; nobody forbade him to fight; he could sit up as late as he pleased; he was always the first boy that went barefoot in the spring and the last to resume leather in the fall; he never had to wash, nor put on clean clothes; he could swear wonderfully.
Whether it were a question of fact, of spelling, or of date, of going swimming or fishing, of choosing a book in the Sunday-school library or a stick of candy at the village store, he had no sooner determined on one plan of action than his wish fondly reverted to the opposite one.
Colonel Lloyd's slaves were in the habit of spend- ing a part of their nights and Sundays in fishing for oysters, and in this way made up the deficiency of their scanty allowance.