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1. Netting used to catch fish.
2. A mesh fabric resembling such netting.
3. fishnets Stockings made from such mesh fabric.
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1. (Angling) chiefly US and Canadian a net for catching fish
a. an open mesh fabric resembling netting
b. (as modifier): fishnet tights.
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014
1. a net for catching fish.
2. a fabric having an open mesh resembling a fishnet.
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|Noun||1.||fishnet - 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
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fishnet[ˈfɪʃnɛt] modif [stockings, tights] → résille invfishnet stockings npl → bas mpl résillefish paste n → beurre m de poissonfish pond n → étang m à poissonsfish restaurant n → restaurant m de poissonfish shop n → poissonnerie ffish slice n (British) → pelle f à poissonfish sticks npl (US) → bâtonnets mpl de poissonfish tank n → aquarium m
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