Definition of Dredge. Meaning of Dredge. Synonyms of Dredge

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Definition of Dredge

Dredge
Dredge Dredge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Dredged; p. pr. & vb. n. Dredging.] To catch or gather with a dredge; to deepen with a dredging machine. --R. Carew. Dredging machine, a machine (commonly on a boat) used to scoop up mud, gravel, or obstructions from the bottom of rivers, docks, etc., so as to deepen them.
Dredge
Dredge Dredge, n. [F. dr[`e]ge, dreige, fish net, from a word akin to E. draw; cf. D. dreg, dregge, small anchor, dregnet dragnet. ????. See Draw.] 1. Any instrument used to gather or take by dragging; as: (a) A dragnet for taking up oysters, etc., from their beds. (b) A dredging machine. (c) An iron frame, with a fine net attached, used in collecting animals living at the bottom of the sea. 2. (Mining) Very fine mineral matter held in suspension in water. --Raymond.
Dredge
Dredge Dredge, v. t. To sift or sprinkle flour, etc., on, as on roasting meat. --Beau. & Fl. Dredging box. (a) Same as 2d Dredger. (b) (Gun.) A copper box with a perforated lid; -- used for sprinkling meal powder over shell fuses. --Farrow.

Meaning of Dredge from wikipedia

- Dredging is the excavation of material from a water environment. Possible reasons for dredging include improving existing water features; reshaping land...
- gold dredge is a placer mining machine that extracts gold from sand, gravel, and dirt using water and mechanical methods. The original gold dredges were...
- A fishing dredge, also known as a scallop dredge or oyster dredge, is a kind of dredge which is towed along the bottom of the sea by a fishing boat in...
- Data dredging (or data fishing, data snooping, data butchery), also known as significance chasing, significance questing, selective inference, and p-hacking...
- The Gold Dredge, near La Grange, California, also known as the Tuolumne Gold Dredging Company Dredge, was built in 1937. It was listed on the National...
- A dredge-up is any one of several stages in the evolution of some stars. By definition, during a dredge-up, a convection zone extends all the way from...
- The dredge valve is a component of a Cutter Suction Dredge or a Trailing Suction Hopper Dredger that is used control the flow of water and sand in the...
- Dredge or dredging may refer to: The arts Dredg, an American rock band Dredger (comic character), tough Dirty Harry-type cop in the Action comic-book series...
- Nettle Cr**** Tin Dredge is a heritage-listed dredge at Nettle Cr****, Innot Hot Springs, Tablelands Region, Queensland, Australia. It was built in 1957...
- Dredge No. 4 is a wooden-hulled bucketline sluice dredge that mined placer gold on the Yukon River from 1913 until 1959. It is now located along Bonanza...