a fishing net that hangs vertically in the water, having floats at the upper edge and sinkers at the lower.
to fish for or catch with a seine.
to use a seine in (water).
to fish with a seine.
Other definitions for Seine (2 of 2)
a river in France, flowing NW through Paris to the English Channel. 480 miles (773 km) long.
a former department in N France.
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How to use seine in a sentence
I know the puffed mushroom on a stick Remy winds up with is about as realistic as him flying above the seine on a sheet of paper, or 500 rats tying up a health inspector.I Nearly Set My House on Fire Trying to Make the Lightning Mushroom From ‘Ratatouille’ | Jaya Saxena | September 27, 2021 | Eater
I think about the power of art and imagination, the seine in cobalt and streets tinted rose.In a gray, empty Paris, this corner shop’s colorful posters transport you wherever you want to go | Lily Radziemski | February 19, 2021 | Washington Post
Yves Albarello, MP of seine-et-Marne, said the gunmen told police they were ready to “die as martyrs.”
So I went to the Pitié-Salpêtrière Hospital a couple of miles away and across the seine.
She has turned the London Tower Bridge and a floating glass boat over the Paris seine into runways in the past.John Galliano in Talks With Oscar de la Renta; Kate Upton Felt Terrible About Swimsuit Cover | The Fashion Beast Team | August 8, 2013 | THE DAILY BEAST
Sarkozy, then mayor of Neuilly-sur-seine, had performed their wedding.
In 1732, one Henri Pitot was taking scientific measurements of the flow of the seine.
Les rivieres de seine & d'Aulbe rendent le lieu de cette Baronnie autant agreable, que fort & avantageux la defense.
The seine and Aulbe rivers render the situation of this domain as beautiful as it is strong and eligible for defense.
At night we hauled the seine, and procured about four dozen fish, principally mullet.
Armed boats floated upon the seine, at the two extremities of Paris, that every possible passage of escape might be closed.Madame Roland, Makers of History | John S. C. Abbott
His lands reached from the department of seine-et-Marne into that of the Aube.Repertory Of The Comedie Humaine, Complete, A -- Z | Anatole Cerfberr and Jules Franois Christophe
British Dictionary definitions for seine (1 of 2)
a large fishing net that hangs vertically in the water by means of floats at the top and weights at the bottom
to catch (fish) using this net
British Dictionary definitions for Seine (2 of 2)
a river in N France, rising on the Plateau de Langres and flowing northwest through Paris to the English Channel: the second longest river in France, linked by canal with the Rivers Somme, Scheldt, Meuse, Rhine, Saône, and Loire. Length: 776 km (482 miles)
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