HyperDic: dragnet

English > 2 senses of the word dragnet:
NOUNgroupdragneta system of coordinated measures for apprehending (criminals or other individuals)
artifactdragnet, trawl, trawl neta conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
dragnet > pronunciation
Soundsdrae'gneh.t
Rhymesabet ... yet: 108 rhymes with eht...
English > dragnet: 2 senses > noun 1, group
MeaningA system of coordinated measures for apprehending (criminals or other individuals).
Example"caught in the police dragnet"
Broadersystem, schemeA group of independent but interrelated elements comprising a unified whole
English > dragnet: 2 senses > noun 2, artifact
MeaningA conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths.
Synonymstrawl, trawl net
Broaderfishnet, fishing netA net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in
Spanishrastra, red barredera, red de arrastre, traína
Catalantraïnya

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