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for Drift net
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Drift \Drift\, a.
That causes drifting or that is drifted; movable by wind or
currents; as, drift currents; drift ice; drift mud. --Kane.
Drift anchor. See Sea anchor, and also Drag sail, under
Drift epoch (Geol.), the glacial epoch.
Drift net, a kind of fishing net.
Drift sail. Same as Drag sail. See under Drag, n.
From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :
n 1: a large fishnet supported by floats; it drifts with the
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