Dredge

Dredge

  • (verb) clear the bed of (a harbour, river, or other area of water) by scooping out mud, weeds, and rubbish with a dredge. “the lower stretch of the river had been dredged”
  • (verb) bring up or clear (something) from a river, harbour, or other area of water with a dredge. “mud was dredged out of the harbour”
  • (verb) bring something unwelcome and forgotten or obscure to people’s attention. “I don’t understand why you had to dredge up this story”
  • (noun) an apparatus for bringing up objects or mud from a river or seabed by scooping or dragging.

Dredge meaning in Hindi (English to Hindi meaning)

  • सीपियों का जाल, तलकर्षण करना, बुरकना, जाल से पकड़ना, तलकर्षण करना, छिड़क देना, छिड़कना, डालना, झाम

Dredge origin

  • late 15th century (as a noun; originally in dredge-boat ): perhaps related to Middle Dutch dregghe‘grappling hook’.
  • late 16th century: from obsolete dredge ‘sweetmeat, mixture of spices’, from Old French dragie, perhaps via Latin from Greek tragēmata ‘spices’. Compare with dragée.

Dredge in a sentence (word usage in recent Hindu newspaper)

  • Global Dredging Market Latest Trend Gaining Momentum in Industry …
  • Four Port Trusts Buy Dredging Corporation of India
  • Cabinet Clears Strategic Sale Of Government Equity In Dredging
  • Plan to dredge out Ganga bed silt deposits
  • Pre-dredging survey at Chapora river mouth to deepen navigational …

Mnemonic trick to remember the meaning of Dredge

  • Dredge: dragging dead from the ground!

Dredge pronunciation


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