oyster bed


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oyster bed

n.
A place where oysters breed or are raised.
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oyster bed

n
a place, esp on the sea bed, where oysters breed and grow naturally or are cultivated for food or pearls. Also called: oyster bank or oyster park
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oys′ter bed`


n.
a place where oysters breed or are cultivated.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.oyster bed - a workplace where oysters are bred and grownoyster bed - a workplace where oysters are bred and grown
workplace, work - a place where work is done; "he arrived at work early today"
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Translations
مَكان في قاع البَحْر لِنُمُو المَحار
østersbanke
osztrigatelep
ostrugrunn; ostruræktarsvæîi
ustricová lavica
istridye yatağı

oyster bed

nbanco di ostriche
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

oyster

(ˈoistə) noun
a type of shellfish eaten as food, and from which pearls are got.
oyster bed
a place in the sea where oysters breed or are bred.
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References in classic literature ?
And moreover, how about three oyster beds, one above another, and thick strata of good honest earth between?
The situation is growing desperate, and something must be done to determine whether I or that band of ruffians own those oyster beds."
The South Coast waterway was once the largest oyster bed in Europe and could be again - creating almost 300 jobs.
Oyster bed thickness might be important for Ostrea lurida survival on beds because for other oyster species (e.g., Crassostrea virginica), their vertical location within a constructed oyster reef can significantly influence growth and mortality (Bartol et al.
He said: "Tralee Bay is one the last places in Europe where you have a native oyster bed and it attracts a lot of species including rays and sharks that we don't find in very many other places.
RAK Pearls seeded its first oyster bed in the Arabian Gulf in 2004, virtually a decade later, the company founders are finally seeing their
After reading this collection, I visualize Donoghue's imagination as a sort of super-efficient oyster bed, where chance fragments of sentences accrete into polished perfect pieces.
Emirates said it had recycled tonnes of obsolete aircraft chinaware into an oyster bed in Dubai and applied new air traffic management practices that reduced fuel burn and carbon dioxide emissions.
The closest oyster bed is 25km from the beach and will be used to promote underwater tourism once the project is complete.
Some brought anchors, others brought fishing nets, sea shells, oyster bed markers from New Jersey.
Due to its food contact approval it is perfectly suited for those working in the fishing industry, including as diverse environments as oyster bed farming.
It is a players' oyster bed out there with lots of opportunities and clubs looking for players.