Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun One who works with or makes use of a dredge.
  • noun A boat or vessel used in dredging.
  • noun A dredging-machine.
  • noun A dredging-box.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun One who fishes with a dredge.
  • noun A dredging machine.
  • noun (Cookery) A box with holes in its lid; -- used for sprinkling flour, as on meat or a breadboard; -- called also dredging box, drudger, and drudging box.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun nautical A vessel equipped for the removal of sand or sediment from the seabed.
  • noun a container with a perforated lid used for scattering sugar or flour

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun a barge (or a vessel resembling a barge) that is used for dredging

Etymologies

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

dredge +‎ -er

Examples

  • The dredger, which is powered by 1,600 kilowatts of power, is 100 meters in height and weighs 3,000 tons.

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  • The dredger, which is powered by 1,600 kilowatts of power, is 100 meters in height and weighs 3,000 tons.

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  • The crown prince was also briefed about the world's largest dredger, which is soon to arrive in the Kingdom to further fasten operations.

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  • The crown prince was also briefed about the world's largest dredger, which is soon to arrive in the Kingdom to further fasten operations.

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  • At present, Mozambique has only one dredger which is used in Maputo harbor.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • "dredger" came its rounds; and, for fear he should miss the warm consolations of a lower third "Scrunch," they organised one for his special benefit, and had the happiness of seeing him rising in the middle, scared and puffing, with cheeks the colour of a peony.

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  • Still, when I am standpoint in a dredger, bathrobe waterfall is the last of lady-in-waiting who.

    Why is There Scientist Instead of Wisdom?

  • That the BP oil spill may be twice as bad as earlier estimates was hard news to hear but no surprise to Christian Delos Reyes, a 39-year-old oyster dredger.

    Former EPA Chief On Gulf Oil Spill: 'It's Going To Blow The Record Books Up'

  • Three ships, six fishing boats and a filthy dredger stood along the busy wharf where the river flowed into the firth.

    A Small Death in the Great Glen

  • That the BP oil spill may be twice as bad as earlier estimates was hard news to hear but no surprise to Christian Delos Reyes, a 39-year-old oyster dredger.

    Former EPA Chief On Gulf Oil Spill: 'It's Going To Blow The Record Books Up'

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