Trawl vs Cruiser - What's the difference?

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As nouns the difference between trawl and cruiser

is that trawl is a net or dragnet used for trawling while cruiser is (nautical|in the days of sail) a frigate or other vessel, detached from the fleet, to cruise independently in search of the enemy or its merchant ships.

As a verb trawl

is to take fish, or other marine animals, with a trawl.

trawl

English

Noun

(en noun)
  • A net or dragnet used for trawling.
  • A long fishing line having many short lines bearing hooks attached to it; a setline.
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    Verb

    (en verb)
  • To take fish, or other marine animals, with a trawl.
  • To fish from a slow moving boat.
  • To make an exhaustive search for something within a defined area.
  • cruiser

    English

    Noun

    (wikipedia cruiser) (en noun)
  • (nautical, in the days of sail) A frigate or other vessel, detached from the fleet, to cruise independently in search of the enemy or its merchant ships.
  • (nautical) A class of fast warships of medium tonnage, having a long cruising range but less armour and firepower than a battleship.
  • (nautical) A miniature aircraft carrier carrying VTOL aircraft.
  • (nautical) A passenger ship used for pleasure voyages, where the voyage itself and the ship's amenities are considered an essential part of the experience; also cruise ship.
  • (nautical) Any of several yachts designed for cruising.
  • (US, law enforcement) A police patrol vehicle.
  • One who attends cruises.
  • Derived terms

    * loser cruiser

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