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See definition of trawling on Dictionary.com
  • as inboating
  • as infishing

synonyms for trawling

  • rowing
  • sailing
  • canoeing
  • cruising
  • drifting
  • paddling
  • sculling
  • yachting
  • fly-fishing
  • piscary
  • trolling
  • freshwater fishing
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How to use trawling in a sentence

The fish are taken by trawling great nets and drawing them aboard with a special tackle.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
Of all the operations conducted on board the 'Aurora', deep-sea trawling was the one about which we had most to learn.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The positions of the various parts of the trawling gear are shown in the plan on the opposite page.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
It was not expected that the weather would permit of much trawling, but we anticipated some good soundings.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
But opportunities of trawling had been so few that risks had to be taken when the weather quieted down for a few hours.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
From the deeper trawling were obtained a large octopus and several interesting fish.
THE HOME OF THE BLIZZARDDOUGLAS MAWSON
The Brixham trawling fleet has been painted so often, that it must be perfectly familiar to most readers.
FROM THE NORTH FORELAND TO PENZANCECLIVE HOLLAND
Traw′ler, one who, or that which, trawls: a vessel engaged in trawling—a method adopted in deep-sea fishing; Traw′ling.
CHAMBERS'S TWENTIETH CENTURY DICTIONARY (PART 4 OF 4: S-Z AND SUPPLEMENTS)VARIOUS
It was supposed that the water was too deep and the bottom too uneven and rocky to make trawling possible.
A LABRADOR DOCTORWILFRED THOMASON GRENFELL
We found little opportunity of trawling off the west of Scotland, the ocean's bottom being in no way suited to it.
A LABRADOR DOCTORWILFRED THOMASON GRENFELL
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO TRAWLING

  • canoeing
  • cruising
  • drifting
  • paddling
  • rowing
  • sailing
  • sculling
  • trawling
  • yachting
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.