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dredge

US [dredʒ]
UK [dredʒ]
  • v.疏浚;挖掘;清淤;打捞
  • n.挖泥船;挖泥机;捕捞船;捞网
  • Web疏通;开通;淘
Plural Form:dredges  Present Participle:dredging  Past Tense:dredged  
dredge
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v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sth) (for sth)
疏浚;清淤;挖掘to remove mud, stones, etc. from the bottom of a river, canal , etc. using a boat or special machine, to make it deeper or to search for sth
They're dredging the harbour so that larger ships can use it.
他们正在疏浚港湾以便大船驶入。
They dredge the bay for gravel.
他们在挖掘海湾沙砾。
2.
[t]
~ sth (up) (from sth)
打捞;采捞;捞取to bring sth up from the bottom of a river, etc. using a boat or special machine
waste dredged (up) from the seabed
从海底打捞出的废物
3.
[t]
~ sth in/with sth
(用糖、面粉等)撒,涂to cover food lightly with sugar, flour, etc.
Dredge the top of the cake with icing sugar.
把糖霜撒在蛋糕面上。

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