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verb as in deepen

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Among the necessary permits that have been the subject of much controversy is a federal Clean Water Act “dredge and fill” permit.

In some areas, small specially-designed dredges are used by recreational harvesters, with the size and shape of such dredges designated by state laws.

In 1875, during an expedition for the Royal Society of London, the HMS Challenger dredged up 4-inch-long teeth from a depth of 14,000 feet near Tahiti.

Microsoft’s Special Projects team operated the underwater data center for two years, and it took a full day to dredge it up and bring it to the surface.

His team dredged sand from Delaware Bay, using it to rebuild two miles of beach.

Remove some shallots from the buttermilk and dredge in the seasoned flour mixture.

They get $8 million to dredge the channel for pleasure boats to sail to Catalina Island.

Let me go ahead and dredge this up before someone else does.

Perhaps some of them might dredge up some outrage over the message behind what Karzai did to the United States yesterday.

This whole project could be fruitful and dredge up even more dirt on Nixon.

Dredge in a very little flour, and send up the ducks with the sauce round them.

Cut up a pound of rump steak into pieces about an inch in size, season, and dredge them lightly with flour.

It is just that I wonder if you want me to dredge this deeply into things I cannot be absolutely certain about.

Hunter with the small hand-dredge brought up abundant samples of life from depths ranging to fifty fathoms.

On September 14 Bickerton started to construct a hand-dredge, which was ready for use by the next evening.

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On this page you'll find 21 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to dredge, such as: clean, widen, raise, unearth, bring up, and dig up.

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