from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A heavy fishing line usually several miles long and having a series of baited hooks.
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- n. A very long fishing line carrying a series of baited hooks.
- adj. Longer than usual; especially reaching to the hips.
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The longline is a bra attached to a mini-corset so it basically makes you stand up really, really straight. ...
A longline is a fishing line usually made of monofilament.
The leatherback is listed as critically endangered by the World Conservation Union and scientists warn that it could extinct in the next 5-30 years unless immediate action to remove threats to its survival such as longline fishing.
In The Bahamas, a 20-year-old ban on longline fishing gear has left its waters as one of the few places in the world with relatively healthy shark populations.
"We have these undergarments that we wear, a girdle and a longline bra," Ricci told reporters in September.
And when you have a bullet bra on, which is a longline, you didn't want to be poking through your bra if it was cold if you know what I mean.
Commercial fisherman Rodney Salomon ensnared an 8-foot-long missile in his longline while out in the Gulf of Mexico near Panama City late last month.
Each boat had 5 km of longline with 600 to 700 baited hooks in the water.
From January through June, as bluefin return to the Gulf to breed, surface longline fishermen land hundreds of these giant fish.
Surface longline fishermen targeting yellowfin tuna and swordfish are permitted to keep up to three bluefin per trip if they are caught incidentally.
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