setline


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set·line

 (sĕt′līn′)
n.
1. A long fishing line anchored at both ends and bearing baited hooks at regular intervals along its length. Also called trawl, trawl line, trotline.
2. A fishing line affixed at one end to an object on the shore and left unattended.

setline

(ˈsɛtˌlaɪn)
n
(Fishing) any of various types of fishing line that consist of a long line suspended across a stream, between buoys, etc, and having shorter hooked and baited lines attached. See trawl2, trotline
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Noun1.setline - a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)setline - a long fishing line with many shorter lines and hooks attached to it (usually suspended between buoys)
fishing line - a length of cord to which the leader and float and sinker and hook are attached
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Alignment of electrical position to the mechanical encoder position is rapid, with activation realized via set button or setline.
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Field sampling was conducted during the IPHC's standardized setline survey in June 2006.
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