Recent Examples of trawler from the Web
Belize has tried to stem trap fishing and incursions from foreign trawlers as well.
Saruhashi’s findings were startling -- far from being contained in the area of the nuclear tests, the effects had reached Japan downwind after a year and a half, making the occupants of a Japanese fishing trawler ill.
On Wednesday a group of fishermen and politicians boarded a trawler on the Thames near Parliament, and former UKIP leader Nigel Farage dumped haddock into the river.
Kepler came along like a trawler, scooping up new worlds thousands at a time.
The proceeds were squandered on overpriced security gear and a bogus fleet of trawlers.
Wu Zhihong, who with her husband owns one of the trawlers, said the catch over the last year had been an improvement over the year before.
Boats: Powerboats include cruisers, trawlers, center consoles, bay boats, flats skiffs and inflatables.
Even more frustrating for the fishing families who know the habitat best, the federal scientists’ trawler surveys for assessing stocks use faulty nets that vastly underestimate stock abundance.
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First Known Use of trawler
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Definition of trawler for English Language Learners
: a boat that is used for catching fish with a large net (called a trawl)
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