English version

dredge in Water topic

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdredgedredge /dredΚ’/ verb πŸ”Š πŸ”Š 1 [intransitive, transitive]TTWTEC to remove mud or sand from the bottom of a river, harbour etc, or to search for something by doing this πŸ”Š They dredged for oysters.2 [transitive + with]DF to cover food lightly with flour, sugar etc β†’ dredge something ↔ upβ†’ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
dredgeβ€’ Fearing more floods, the state had the river dredged.β€’ That dredging is now behind schedule.β€’ Others specialize in dredging operations required for bridges and dams or for harbors.β€’ The scheme involves dredging the main channel of the Medway estuary to provide a storage base for import-export cargoes.β€’ It must have been seeing her reading Tennyson that had dredged up an old forgotten quotation.β€’ Many distorted fragments of meteoritic iron are later dredged up from the area where the wreckage fell.