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    • 1. a fishing net which hangs vertically in the water with floats at the top and weights at the bottom edge, the ends being drawn together to encircle the fish: "a seine boat"


    • 1. fish (an area) with a seine: "the fishermen then seine the weir"
  2. Seine - Wikipedia › wiki › Seine

    The Seine Maritime, 123 kilometres (76 mi) from the English Channel at Le Havre to Rouen, is the only portion of the Seine used by ocean-going craft. The tidal section of the Seine Maritime is followed by a canalized section (Basse Seine) with four large multiple locks until the mouth of the Oise at Conflans-Sainte-Honorine (170 km [110 mi]).

    • 79,000 km² (31,000 sq mi)
    • France
  3. Seine | Definition of Seine by Merriam-Webster › dictionary › seine

    Definition of seine (Entry 1 of 3) : a large net with sinkers on one edge and floats on the other that hangs vertically in the water and is used to enclose and catch fish when its ends are pulled together or are drawn ashore

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  5. Seine | Definition of Seine at › browse › seine

    a fishing net that hangs vertically in the water, having floats at the upper edge and sinkers at the lower. verb (used with object), seined, sein·ing. to fish for or catch with a seine. to use a seine in (water).

  6. Seine River | river, France | Britannica › place › Seine-River

    Seine River, river of France, after the Loire its longest. It rises 18 miles (30 kilometres) northwest of Dijon and flows in a northwesterly direction through Paris before emptying into the English Channel at Le Havre.

  7. Seine - definition of seine by The Free Dictionary


    A river of northern France flowing about 770 km (480 mi) generally northwest to the Bay of the Seine, an inlet of the English Channel, near Le Havre. It has been an important commercial waterway since Roman times and has figured significantly in the histories of Paris, Rouen, and Le Havre.

  8. seine - Wiktionary › wiki › seine
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    Old English seġne, from West Proto-Germanic *sagīna, from Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē, “dragnet”), of unknown origin.


    1. (UK, US) IPA(key): /seɪn/


    seine (plural seines) 1. A long net having floats attached at the top and sinkers (weights) at the bottom, used in shallow water for catching fish.quotations ▼ 1.1. 1773, Frances Burney, Journals & Letters, Penguin 2001, p. 21: 1.1.1. We all went on Monday Evening to the sea shore, to see the sceneDrawn: this is a most curious Work: and all done by Women. 1.2. 1982, TC Boyle, Water Music, Penguin 2006, p. 169: 1.2.1. They were too busy hauling at ropes, collectively drawing a large seineacros...


    seine 1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of seinen


    Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē).


    1. IPA(key): /sɛn/


    seine f (plural seines) 1. seine(for fishing)


    1. IPA(key): /ˈzaɪ̯nə/


    seine f sg or pl 1. inflection of seiner: 1.1. feminine singular 1.2. plural


    seine f sg or pl 1. inflection of sein: 1.1. nominative/accusative feminine singular 1.2. nominative/accusative plural


    seine 1. Alternative form of seien


    From Latin sagēna, from Ancient Greek σαγήνη (sagḗnē, “dragnet”).


    seine f (plural seines) 1. (Jersey, fishing) dragnet


    seine 1. definite singular of sein 2. plural of sein

    Etymology 1

    (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

  9. A Paris Guide: The River Seine


    The River Seine While it's common knowledge that the Notre Dame Cathedral is the technical epicenter of Paris, the real essence of the city is captured by the river Seine. Almost any city situated near water is changed by that relationship between the static and the constantly moving.

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