trawler


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trawl·er

 (trô′lər)
n.
1. A vessel used for trawling.
2. One who trawls.

trawler

(ˈtrɔːlə)
n
1. (Fishing) a vessel used for trawling
2. (Fishing) a person who trawls

trawl•er

(ˈtrɔ lər)

n.
1. any of various types of vessels used in fishing with a trawl net.
2. a person who trawls.
[1590–1600]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.trawler - a fisherman who use a trawl nettrawler - a fisherman who use a trawl net  
fisher, fisherman - someone whose occupation is catching fish
2.trawler - a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fishtrawler - a fishing boat that uses a trawl net or dragnet to catch fish
fishing boat, fishing smack, fishing vessel - a vessel for fishing; often has a well to keep the catch alive
Translations
سَفينَة صَيْد
trauler
trawler
fenékhálós halászhajó
togari
trol gemisi

trawler

[ˈtrɔːləʳ] Ntrainera f, barco m pesquero de arrastre

trawler

[ˈtrɔːlər] nchalutier m

trawler

n (= boat)Fischdampfer m, → Trawler m

trawler

[ˈtrɔːləʳ] npeschereccio (per la pesca a strascico)

trawl

(troːl) noun
a wide-mouthed, bag-shaped net used to catch sea fish.
verb
to fish with a trawl.
ˈtrawler noun
a fishing-boat used in trawling.
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It was my idea," he said, "to hire a steam trawler from Yarmouth.
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A RUSSIAN fishing trawler has sunk in just 15 minutes in the icy waters off Russia's Far East coast, killing at least 56 of its 132 crew members, rescue workers said.
MOSKOVA (CyHAN)- Thirteen people are still missing following the sinking of the Dalniy Vostok fishing freezer trawler in the Sea of Okhotsk, a local emergencies source told RIA Novosti on Friday.
A Russian trawler has sunk off the Kamchatka peninsula, with 54 sailors so far confirmed dead.
TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian Foreign Ministry Spokeswoman Marziyeh Afkham on Thursday expressed Tehran's condolences to the Russian government, nation and families of those killed in the sinking accident of a fishing trawler in Russia's coastal waters.
ese photos tell the story of the port from the 1890s, from the advent of the steam trawler, through to the familiar sight of twin rig trawlers today.
LIFEBOAT volunteers spent four and a half hours at sea after being called to rescue a 60-foot trawler which had begun taking on water 12 miles out at sea.
Last year in October, a similar incident had occurred in the port after a Korean flagged fishing trawler caught fire.
A South Korean trawler, a commercial fishing boat, sank in the frigid waters of the western Bering Sea Monday, reports the New York Times.
TUNIS, (TAP) - An Egyptian fishing trawler was intercepted by the Coast Guard (Army and National Guard) on Wednesday at around 17:00 in the East of the Zarzis port (far south east of Tunisia) while trying to escape.