Definition of drift net noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary


drift net

BrE BrE//ˈdrɪft net//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdrɪft net//
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a very large net used by fishing boats. The net has weights at the bottom and floats at the top and is allowed to hang in the sea.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: drift net