- If more effort were put into ensuring rivers and watercourses were properly dredged and cleared of weed and vegetation, it may have helped to contain the water, he said.
- At a cost of $133 million, the harbour was dredged and a dock constructed, abandoned oil wells were plugged and petroleum infrastructure relocated.
- ‘We are also aiming at improving the quality of the environment by organizing a number of programs to dredge rivers, and reduce foul water and vehicle emissions,’ he said.
- As such, there is limited information on this topic, although as noted, most recreational fishers dive rather than dredge for scallops.
- To begin, it is important that everyone realize that this boat was originally built to dredge for oysters.
- However, I have a sneaking suspicion that Amanda would be happier if we could all just forget about the incident, so I shan't dredge it up again here.
- It took a moment to dredge his name up out of her memory, but she could hardly forget the handsome face of the boy who had rescued her from being a hostage in the first game, whom she had later run away from once he insulted her.
- These half-memories have been dredged up from the back of my mind, but it's something that I've been meaning to write about for years, so I'd love to know what you think.
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- She could spend a morning describing how the Army Corps of Engineers, with massive dredges, keeps the rivers flowing along the paths shown on maps.
- What goes on up here at The Labs is marine biology, where students learn to appreciate what the dredge brings up from the muddy bottom.
- Around 1976, a dredge was brought in to deepen the harbor.
- The Grant brothers of Woodburn, who lived on board, used her as a sand and gravel dredge around the time of WWII.
- Nanny had lifted Percy up to the railings and was pointing out barges, dredges and pleasure craft that spangled the river.
- The steamer and the dredge were launched early the following year.
late 15th century (as a noun; originally in dredge-boat): perhaps related to Middle Dutch dregghe 'grappling hook'.
- Do not dredge the pasta in flour to prevent sticking, as the flour turns to glue when cooked and, ironically, causes the pasta to stick together (using semolina flour from Italian delis instead will help).
- Season sweetbreads with salt and pepper and dredge in flour.
- Season the frog's legs with salt and pepper and dredge in the flour.
late 16th century: from obsolete dredge 'sweetmeat, mixture of spices', from Old French dragie, perhaps via Latin from Greek tragēmata 'spices'. Compare with dragée.