fish farm

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fish farm

A commercial facility where fish are raised for food in tanks, ponds, or other enclosures.

fish′-farm′ v.
fish farmer n.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: farm - a workplace (usually a pond) where fish are raised for food
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
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fish farm

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(fiʃ) nounplurals fish (rare) ˈfishes
1. a kind of creature that lives in water and breathes through gills. There are plenty of fish around the coast.
2. its flesh eaten as food. Do you prefer meat or fish?
1. to (try to) catch fish (in). She likes fishing; He fished the river all day.
2. (usually with for) to search for. She fished around in her handbag for a handkerchief.
3. (usually with for) to try to get by indirect means. He is always fishing for compliments.
ˈfishy adjective
1. of or like a fish. a fishy smell.
2. odd or suspicious. There's something fishy about that man.
ˈfishball noun
mashed fish shaped into a ball and cooked.
ˈfisherman noun
a person who fishes either as a job or as a hobby.
ˈfish farm noun
an area of fresh water for breeding fish as a business.
fish farmer
a person who breeds fish.
ˈfish hatchery noun
a place for hatching fish eggs.
ˈfishing-line noun
a fine strong thread, now usually made of nylon, used with a rod, hooks etc for catching fish.
ˈfishing-rod noun
a long thin flexible rod used with a fishing-line and hooks etc for catching fish.
fish merchant
a fishmonger.
ˈfishmonger noun
1. a person who sells fish.
2. a shop that sells mainly fish. I must go down to the fishmonger.
feel like a fish out of water
to feel uncomfortable or out of place in a situation.
fish out
to pull something out with some difficulty. At last he fished out the letter he was looking for.

The plural fish is never wrong, but sometimes fishes is used in talking about different individuals or species: How many fish did you catch? ; the fishes of the Indian Ocean ; the story of two little fishes .
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But industry leaders have warned demonstrators not to get too close to fish farm operations.
He identified the programmes and projects to include fish farm estates development; fish cage culture system; training/capacity building programmes; agricultural value chains empowerment and artisanal fisheries development, among others.
The GDN reported in July that a final feasibility study for a model fish farm project to breed hammour (grouper) has been completed, according to Shaikh Mohammed bin Ahmed Al Khalifa who was Agriculture and Marine Wealth Affairs Under-Secretary at the time.
SUKKUR -- Seven persons were injured in a clash between members of the Behalkani and Sabzoi communities over a dispute of fish farm near Qambrani Laro turn in Kandhkot late on Thursday evening.
figure By GERALD BWISA Huge greenhouses welcome one to Elgon Fish Farm in Trans Nzoia County.Seeing the structure, one may not understand why Alfred Kiboi, the owner of the farm, has named it a fish farm yet it appears he grows crops in the greenhouses.
Fish Farm LLC is a part of attempts to wean the nation off its dependence on imported food and equip its population with the tools to be agriculturally self-reliant.
A 26-year-old resident of Chatkal district of the Jalal-abad region Tilek Andashev told Turmush how he opened his own fish farm.
So we let them keep their homes and cage fish farm temporarily,' he said.
The dirty water from a fish farm gushed into the premises of Govt Elementary School Chak Ghazi, causing great hardships and inconvenience to the students and teachers.
GEORGE Orwell's son has slammed plans to build an enormous fish farm 200ft from the Highlands cottage where the author wrote 1984 and Animal Farm.
Sultan Alwan, assistant under secretary of the regions sector at MoCCAE, and Bader bin Mubarak, CEO of Fish Farm, signed the agreement, in the presence of senior representatives from both entities, reported state news agency Wam.