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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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For one who lives in the safety of living halfway up a mountain to say that dredging is not the answer, he obviously thinks he knows more than the Prime Minister who said "the pause in dredging in the late 1990's was wrong, and we need to get back to dredging again - people who say dredging won't make a difference are also wrong".
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