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synonyms for dredger

  • prospector
  • collier
  • excavator
  • sapper
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How to use dredger in a sentence

Stuck on the SeabedThe Belgian company DEME is one of the world’s biggest dredgers, operating a fleet of more than 100 vessels and bringing in revenue of close to $3 billion in 2018.
THE BATTLE FOR THE OCEAN FLOORSEAN CULLIGANJULY 14, 2021OZY
The dredger position is an approximation based on satellite images of the scene.
HOW THE EVER GIVEN WAS FREED FROM THE SUEZ CANAL: A VISUAL ANALYSISATTHAR MIRZA, JÚLIA LEDUR, RUBY MELLENAPRIL 2, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Their task was made easier by dredgers that worked over the weekend to dislodge the stranded vessel, shifting some 27,000 metric tons of sand to a depth of 60 feet.
HOW THE GIANT BOAT BLOCKING THE SUEZ CANAL WAS FREED: DREDGERS, TUGBOATS, AND A FULL MOONJOSEPH HINCKSMARCH 29, 2021TIME
Tugboats are working to try to shift the ship, while dredgers are trying to move the sand and silt at the bottom of the canal to ease its path.
HOW DID A SHIP GET STUCK IN THE SUEZ CANAL?MIRIAM BERGER, JÚLIA LEDUR, ADAM TAYLORMARCH 26, 2021WASHINGTON POST
I am rusty and ponderous at the start, like an old dredger that has stuck too long in the mud.
PAUL PATOFFF. MARION CRAWFORD
Around Oroville and along the Feather river may be seen that marvel of gold mining, the electric dredger.
THE ROAD OF A THOUSAND WONDERSPASSENGER DEPT. SOUTHERN PACIFIC CO
Far up the river a gold dredger was at work, the low rumble of its machinery carried on the soft morning breeze.
THE HERITAGE OF THE HILLSARTHUR P. HANKINS
An excellent remedy for scalds is always at hand in the kitchen—the flour dredger.
THE LIBRARY OF WORK AND PLAY: HOUSEKEEPINGELIZABETH HALE GILMAN
It gives, however, excellent results with sand and gravel, and for this work is much superior to the bucket dredger.
SCIENTIFIC AMERICAN SUPPLEMENT, NO. 324, MARCH 18, 1882VARIOUS
Small enemy vessels suddenly appeared and engaged him, and he was further fired at from a dredger which had a machine-gun.
THE BLOCKING OF ZEEBRUGGEALFRED F. B. CARPENTER
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO DREDGER

  • collier
  • dredger
  • excavator
  • prospector
  • sapper
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.