dredging

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dredge 1

 (drĕj)
n.
1. Any of various machines equipped with scooping or suction devices and used to deepen harbors and waterways and in underwater mining.
2. Nautical A boat or barge equipped with a dredge.
3. An implement consisting of a net on a frame, used for gathering shellfish.
v. dredged, dredg·ing, dredg·es
v.tr.
1. To clean, deepen, or widen with a dredge.
2. To bring up with a dredge: dredged up the silt.
3. To come up with; unearth: dredged up bitter memories.
v.intr.
To use a dredge: dredging for alluvial gold.

[Middle English dreg- (in dreg-boat, boat for dredging); akin to ; akin to Old English dragan, to draw.]

dredge 2

 (drĕj)
tr.v. dredged, dredg·ing, dredg·es
To coat (food) by sprinkling with a powder, such as flour or sugar.

[From obsolete dredge, a sweetmeat, from Middle English dragge, from Old French dragie, alteration of Latin tragēmata, confectionary, from Greek, pl. of tragēma, sweetmeat; see terə- in Indo-European roots.]

dredging

(ˈdrɛdʒɪŋ)
n
(Nautical Terms) the process of clearing a channel or harbour by using a dredge
Translations

dredging

1 [ˈdredʒɪŋ] Ndragado m, obras fpl de dragado

dredging

2 [ˈdredʒɪŋ] N (Culin) → espolvoreado m

dredging

1
nAusbaggern nt

dredging

2
n (Cook) → Bestreuen nt

dredging

[ˈdrɛdʒɪŋ] ndragaggio
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As the trench approached the hull, river mud that fell into the trench from under the fantail and around the propellers and shafts was raked by the drag bar and removed by the environmental bucket dredge.