dredge
Pronunciation
  • IPA: /dɹɛdʒ/
Noun

dredge (plural dredges)

  1. Any instrument used to gather or take by dragging; as:
    1. A dragnet for taking up oysters, etc., from their beds.
    2. A dredging machine.
    3. An iron frame, with a fine net attached, used in collecting animals living at the bottom of the sea.
  2. Very fine mineral matter held in suspension in water.
Translations
  • German: Baggermaschine
  • Italian: draga
  • Portuguese: draga
  • Spanish: draga
Verb

dredge (dredges, present participle dredging; past and past participle dredged)

  1. To make a channel deeper or wider using a dredge.
  2. To bring something to the surface with a dredge.
  3. (Usually with up) to unearth.
    to dredge up someone's unsavoury past
Translations
  • Italian: dragare
  • Portuguese: dragar
  • Russian: углублять
  • Spanish: dragar
Translations
  • Italian: dragare
  • Portuguese: dragar
  • Russian: вычёрпывать
  • Spanish: dragar
Translations Noun

dredge (plural dredges)

  1. (cooking) A large shaker for sprinkling spices or seasonings during food preparation.
Verb

dredge (dredges, present participle dredging; past and past participle dredged)

  1. (cooking, transitive) To sprinkle (food) with spices or seasonings, using a dredge.
    Dredge the meat with the flour mixture you prepared earlier.
Translations Noun

dredge

  1. A mixture of oats and barley.



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