Definition of dredger in English:


Line breaks: dredg¦er
Pronunciation: /ˈdrɛdʒə


  • A boat designed for dredging harbours or other bodies of water.
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    • Other displays around the base featured merchant marine activities - from dredgers to cruise liners - diving past and present, the fishing industry, marine sport, traditional skills and the environment.
    • He pointed out that the dredger was a slow ship and could only sail with the tide.
    • Historically, ports tended to have a dedicated dredger or fleet of dredgers to carry out the work required.

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