Definition of cast net in English:

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cast net

noun

Fishing
A net that is thrown out and immediately drawn in again, as opposed to one that is set up and left.
Example sentences
  • They learned to throw a cast net and how to build a fire that's good for frying fish.
  • Finger mullet can be bought from camps or caught in cast nets.
  • Others snorkeled in search of popping-cork treasure, slung cast nets at finger mullet, pushed sunburned babies in strollers and walked dogs.

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