Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which excludes, or shuts or thrusts out.
- n. Something which excludes
“He has also been contracted by NEFSC to develop technologies to reduce the numbers of turtles caught in scallop dredges, such as excluder devices and modified dredges that deflect turtles away from the dredge opening.”
“The lawsuit filed Thursday in Washington claims the National Marine Fisheries Service violates the Endangered Species Act by letting some shrimpers operate without required turtle excluder devices on their nets and exempting some shrimping from the requirement.”
“Moneysupermarket. com says draught-excluder packs are available from most DIY stores for as little as £60.”
“If the turtle excluder device is not properly used, then that likely could lead to the deaths of any turtles that get caught in the nets.”
“She said officials with either state or federal agencies are looking into whether the turtle excluder devices were removed in haste for the season.”
“Shrimpers caught without the turtle excluder devices – or TEDs – may be fined thousands of dollars and have their catch seized by federal regulators.”
“The bees, oh the bees, tried to swarm again but beekeeper Liam -- who apparently has the magical power of interpreting bee communication -- had anticipated they would and had put a queen excluder (a wire mesh small enough for the worker bees to squeeze through but not the queen) at the entrance of the hive.”
“She came only three nights a week now and, to please him, brought with her a padded draught excluder in the shape of a snake, green and yellow with a forked tongue, which she laid along the bottom of her bedroom door.”
“All shrimpers are required by law to have TEDs - turtle excluder devices - as part of their rigging, to prevent the endangered turtles from being hung up in their nets.”
“Finally there is economic status, which I believe is the worst one, because money is something that is the ultimate excluder.”
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