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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.
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



(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 .
References in periodicals archive ?
So, I thought of an alternative and decided to do fish farming here instead of wasting the land," said Konthoujam Laghachandra Singh, fish farmer.
Fish farmer Mech Sary said he rejected the compensation as it did not fully cover the losses he will incur by moving.
Distribution system plays the connecting chain between the fish farmer and the last stage customers, intermediaries and processors (manufacturers).
The fish farmer plans to produce up to 5-6 tons of trout.
"Small farmers are being exploited by larger scale farmers and fodder merchants, with animal fodder being used to feed the fish, rather than normal fish food," the fish farmer adds.
"Let the fish loose!" declared local fish farmer Philip Marraccini to a crowd of onlookers gathered at the edge of the North Campus lake at Miami Dade College.
The painful memories of that day out to Anglesey Sea Zoo are still fresh in his mind nearly three years on for fish farmer Jeffrey Stevenson.
``There seems to be no end to our suffering,'' said P Venkateshwara Rao, a fish farmer in the town of Kaikalur.
Optional coverage can protect a fish farmer when a heating system breaks down, causing water temperature to fall or when foreign or toxic substances infect the fishstock.
George Matousek, a northern Michigan fish farmer, wants to make Michigan the next battleground over civil rights for lesbians and gay men.
As per our scoring system, the score of a fish farmer under each of the 10 components of aquaculture practices could vary from 0 to 24.