Definition of landing net in English:

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landing net

Pronunciation: /ˈlandiNG ˌnet/


A net for landing a large fish that has been hooked.
Example sentences
  • We told him of our catch and he gave us permission to use our landing net as a keep net for half a dozen fish for a photograph.
  • Laying the weigh net and fish in the landing net I wiped the scale face dry, then hoisted the fish on the hook.
  • If I got this fish in the landing net, I would be a happy angler.

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Syllabification: land·ing net

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