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whal·ing

 (wā′lĭng, hwāl′-)
n.
The business or practice of hunting, killing, and processing whales.

whaling

(ˈweɪlɪŋ)
n
(Fishing) the work or industry of hunting and processing whales for food, oil, etc
adv
informal (intensifier): a whaling good time.

whal•ing

(ˈʰweɪ lɪŋ, ˈweɪ-)

n.
the work or industry of capturing and rendering whales; whale fishing.
[1680–90]
Translations

whaling

[ˈweɪlɪŋ]
A. Npesca f de ballenas
to go whalingir a pescar ballenas
B. CPD whaling ship Nballenero m
whaling station Nestación f ballenera

whaling

hweɪlɪŋ] npêche f à la baleine

whaling

nWal(fisch)fang m; to go whalingauf Walfang gehen; whaling shipWalfänger m, → Walfangschiff nt; whaling stationWalfangstation f

whaling

[ˈweɪlɪŋ] ncaccia alla balena
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