verb (used with object), dredged, dredg·ing.
verb (used without object), dredged, dredg·ing.
- to unearth or bring to notice: We dredged up some old toys from the bottom of the trunk.
- to locate and reveal by painstaking investigation or search: Biographers excel at dredging up little known facts.
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verb (used with object), dredged, dredg·ing.Cooking.
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Example sentences from the Web for dredge
Among the necessary permits that have been the subject of much controversy is a federal Clean Water Act “dredge and fill” permit.Federal Regulators Are Rewriting Environmental Rules So a Massive Pipeline Can Be Built|by Ken Ward Jr.|December 8, 2020|ProPublica
In some areas, small specially-designed dredges are used by recreational harvesters, with the size and shape of such dredges designated by state laws.14 wild edibles you can pull right out of the ocean|By Bob McNally/Field & Stream|October 19, 2020|Popular Science
In 1875, during an expedition for the Royal Society of London, the HMS Challenger dredged up 4-inch-long teeth from a depth of 14,000 feet near Tahiti.Could an ancient megashark still lurk in the deep seas?|By Riley Black|October 15, 2020|Popular Science
Microsoft’s Special Projects team operated the underwater data center for two years, and it took a full day to dredge it up and bring it to the surface.Microsoft Had a Crazy Idea to Put Servers Under Water—and It Totally Worked|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|September 17, 2020|Singularity Hub
His team dredged sand from Delaware Bay, using it to rebuild two miles of beach.Soggy coastal soils? Here’s why ecologists love them|Alison Pearce Stevens|September 17, 2020|Science News For Students
Remove some shallots from the buttermilk and dredge in the seasoned flour mixture.Make Carla Hall’s Crispy Shallot Green Bean Casserole|Carla Hall|December 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They get $8 million to dredge the channel for pleasure boats to sail to Catalina Island.
Let me go ahead and dredge this up before someone else does.
Perhaps some of them might dredge up some outrage over the message behind what Karzai did to the United States yesterday.
This whole project could be fruitful and dredge up even more dirt on Nixon.President Obama Eyes New Oval Office While the White House Undergoes Renovations|Lauren Ashburn|February 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Dredge in a very little flour, and send up the ducks with the sauce round them.
Cut up a pound of rump steak into pieces about an inch in size, season, and dredge them lightly with flour.
It is just that I wonder if you want me to dredge this deeply into things I cannot be absolutely certain about.Warren Commission (3 of 26): Hearings Vol. III (of 15)|The President's Commission on the Assassination of President Kennedy
Hunter with the small hand-dredge brought up abundant samples of life from depths ranging to fifty fathoms.
On September 14 Bickerton started to construct a hand-dredge, which was ready for use by the next evening.