cast net

noun
variants: or less commonly casting net

Definition of cast net

: a circular or conical weighted net designed to be cast mouth downward by hand and withdrawn by lines attached to its margin — compare dip net, setnet

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“Cast net.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cast%20net. Accessed 21 Jan. 2022.

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