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  1. dredgeverb

    a power shovel to remove material from a channel or riverbed

  2. dredgeverb

    cover before cooking

    "dredge the chicken in flour before frying it"


  3. dredge, dragverb

    search (as the bottom of a body of water) for something valuable or lost

    draw, tangle, haul, hale, get behind, drag on, drop back, drag out, embroil, scuff, drag in, sweep up, trail, puff, sweep, cart, drag, hang back, drop behind

  4. dredgeverb

    remove with a power shovel, usually from a bottom of a body of water


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  1. List of paraphrases for "dredge":

    self-carrying, dredging, dredged, dragage, shovel

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  1. Josh Laughlin:

    The science is pretty clear that when you're suction dredge mining, you're disturbing the integrity of spawning gravels, this impacts the early life cycle of salmon.

  2. The Queensland Resources Council:

    We strongly believe that any blanket ban on capital dredge material in the entire World Heritage Area does not represent evidence-based policy and will not prove to be viable in the long term.

  3. John Boyd Jr.:

    What is needed before the mainlinecruise industry enters Cuba is massive private investment to dredge and develop other port infrastructure.

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  • آلة الحفرArabic
  • драгирам, наръсвам, драга, изгребвамBulgarian
  • dragar, dragaCatalan, Valencian
  • BaggermaschineGerman
  • βυθοκόροςGreek
  • draga, dragarSpanish
  • jauhottaa, ruoppauskone, liete, sirotella, kaivaa esiin, ruoppain, ruopataFinnish
  • rivangare, spolverare, dragareItalian
  • draga, dragarPortuguese
  • вспоминать, посыпать, вычёрпывать, выуживать, углублятьRussian
  • bagerSlovene
  • dragg, pudra, trål, tråla, draggaSwedish

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    A synonym for "drooping"
    • A. erect
    • B. sagging
    • C. tense
    • D. upright

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