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fish·net

 (fĭsh′nĕt′)
n.
1. Netting used to catch fish.
2. A mesh fabric resembling such netting.
3. fishnets Stockings made from such mesh fabric.

fishnet

(ˈfɪʃˌnɛt)
n
1. (Angling) chiefly US and Canadian a net for catching fish
2. (Textiles)
a. an open mesh fabric resembling netting
b. (as modifier): fishnet tights.

fish•net

(ˈfɪʃˌnɛt)

n.
1. a net for catching fish.
2. a fabric having an open mesh resembling a fishnet.
[before 1000]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.fishnet - a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled infishnet - a net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in
drift net - a large fishnet supported by floats; it drifts with the current
gill net - a flat fishnet suspended vertically in the water to entangle fish by their gills
landing net - a bag-shaped fishnet on a long handle to take a captured fish from the water
net - a trap made of netting to catch fish or birds or insects
seine - a large fishnet that hangs vertically, with floats at the top and weights at the bottom
trammel, trammel net - a fishing net with three layers; the outer two are coarse mesh and the loose inner layer is fine mesh
trawl net, dragnet, trawl - a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
Translations

fishnet

[ˈfɪʃnet]
A. N
1. (US, Canada) → red f de pesca
2. (= material) → red f
B. CPD fishnet stockings NPLmedias fpl de red or malla
fishnet tights NPLleotardo m de red

fishnet

[ˈfɪʃnɛt] modif [stockings, tights] → résille invfishnet stockings nplbas mpl résillefish paste nbeurre m de poissonfish pond nétang m à poissonsfish restaurant nrestaurant m de poissonfish shop npoissonnerie ffish slice n (British)pelle f à poissonfish sticks npl (US)bâtonnets mpl de poissonfish tank naquarium m
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