Definition of 'trawler'
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I've swum with crocodiles, followed the migration of the wildebeest and lived on a fishing trawler for two weeks. Times, Sunday Times (2016)They are simply angry at how they are divided between small boats and big trawlers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Three pink salmon were caught in the nets of trawlers. Times, Sunday Times (2015)It got caught in a trawler's nets and died. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Great flocks of them visit us from Norway in the winter and follow trawlers off the east coast. Times, Sunday Times (2013)A high number of trawlers breach fishing regulations but few are arrested. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Fish may be evolving to swim faster to escape capture by fishing nets from trawlers, according to research. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Rumours of discontent swirl round the Berlin Philharmonic like seagulls round a fishing trawler. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Atlantic Dawn runs a fleet of trawlers out of Donegal. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The decline has largely been caused by commercial fishermen, particularly French trawlers working in pairs. Times, Sunday Times (2015)A British trawler was fishing some miles away from the incident when it dragged up the chest in its nets. Times, Sunday Times (2014)The four fishing crew scrambled to release wires connecting the net to the trawler, which had been moving slowly forwards but was suddenly sent careering backwards. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Just over half of them were returned to Plymouth, mostly by trawler fishing boats keen to get the shilling reward. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Last month a tragedy was narrowly averted after a Russian sub became caught in a trawler's fishing nets and dragged it backwards. The Sun (2015)He spent months on Nova Scotia fishing trawlers and tells of being hit by a piece of machinery and scrabbling around for missing teeth. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It turns out that these days, when the seagull follows the trawler, he is merely looking for a decent kickabout on the shore. Times, Sunday Times (2007) FOREIGN trawler barons who have bought a chunk of Britain's fishing quotas face being forced to hand some of it back under proposed reforms. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'trawler'
British English: trawler NOUN
A trawler is a fishing boat that is used for trawling.
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