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American English: /drɛdʒ/
British English: /drɛdʒ/

transitive verb

  • (river/channel)
    dragar
    Example sentences
    • 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.

intransitive verb

  • (in river, canal)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

noun

  • 1 (net)
    Example sentences
    • 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.

Phrasal verbs

dredge up

verb + object + adverb, verb + adverb + object
1 (raise)
(mud/sand)
dragar
2 (recall)
(story/scandal)
desenterrar
sacar a relucir

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dredge 2
American English: /drɛdʒ/
British English: /drɛdʒ/

transitive verb

(Cookery)
  • 1 (cover completely)
    Example sentences
    • 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.
  • 2 (cover top of) dredge the cake with sugar
    espolvorear el pastel con azúcar

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