Definition of Fishnet

1. Noun. A net that will enclose fish when it is pulled in.

Exact synonyms: Fishing Net
Specialized synonyms: Drift Net, Gill Net, Landing Net, Seine, Trammel, Trammel Net, Dragnet, Trawl, Trawl Net
Generic synonyms: Net



Definition of Fishnet

1. Noun. A net used to catch fish. ¹

2. Noun. A fabric with an open diamond-shaped structure; normally used for stockings etc ¹

3. Noun. (countable usually in plural) Stockings made of fishnet fabric. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Fishnet

1. a net for catching fish [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Fishnet

fishling
fishlings
fishlore
fishly
fishmeal
fishmeals
fishmonger
fishmonger's
fishmongeress
fishmongeries
fishmongering
fishmongers
fishmongery
fishmouth
fishmouths
fishnet (current term)
fishnets
fishnetted
fisho
fishos
fishpaste
fishplate
fishplates
fishpole
fishpole bamboo
fishpoles
fishpond
fishponds
fishpool
fishseller

Literary usage of Fishnet

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1. Trukese-English Dictionary =: Pwpwuken Tettenin Fóós, Chuuk-Ingenes by Ward Hunt Goodenough, Hiroshi Sugita (1980)
"fishnet with coarse hand fishing net. mesh and heavy cord. ... fishnet, net (general fishy term). ..."

2. The Metal Objects (1952-1989) by Isabelle K. Raubitschek (1998)
"The persistence of this type of fishnet weight from the Bronze Age to the present is ... 16 Lead fishnet weights 1ike 455 and 456 were excavated in a Late ..."

3. The American State Reports: Containing the Cases of General Value and by Abraham Clark Freeman (1898)
"... and at no time of the year in such waters shall any one be permitted to drag or haul any fishnet or seine with meshes less than two and a half inches ..."

4. Lewis and Clark Road Trips: Exploring the Trail Across America by Kira Gale (2006)
"(•3 COYOTE'S fishnet, ANT AND YELLOWJACKET, SPALDING, IDAHO Coyote's fishnet is on US 95 milepost 306.8; 7 miles east of ..."

5. "Miladi": being sundry little chapters devoted to your day-dreams, dear by Clara Elizabeth Laughlin, Frank Hazenplug, Fleming H. Revell Company (1903)
"... it was Janey's way to decorate her room with an immense fishnet and stick a photograph in every mesh,—with reckless disregard of dusting troubles. ..."

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