English version

driftnet

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishdriftnetdrift‧net /ˈdrɪftnet/ noun [countable]  TAa large fishing net that floats behind a boat
Examples from the Corpus
driftnetThe Salmon and Trout Association believe that the use of driftnets is contributing to the decline.The ruling requires that driftnet fishing be reduced by half by July this year, and cease altogether by December.
Pictures of the day
Do you know what each of these is called?
Click on the pictures to check.