[fish-uh-ree] /ˈfɪʃ ə ri/
noun, plural fisheries.
a place where are bred; .
a place where or shellfish are caught.
the occupation or industry of catching, processing, or selling or shellfish.
Law. the right to in certain waters or at certain times.
noun (pl) -eries
a place where fish are reared
a fishing ground
another word for piscary (sense 2)
“business of fishing,” 1670s; “place where fish are caught,” 1690s; see fish (v.) + -ery. Related: Fisheries.
A religious mission in a working-class neighborhood
[1920s+ Hoboes; ultimately fr the concept of St Peter as a fisher of men]
[fish] /fɪʃ/ noun, plural (especially collectively) fish (especially referring to two or more kinds or species) fishes. 1. any of various cold-blooded, aquatic vertebrates, having gills, commonly fins, and typically an elongated body covered with scales. 2. (loosely) any of various other aquatic animals. 3. the flesh of fishes used as food. 4. Fishes, Astronomy, […]
[fish-ahy] /ˈfɪʃˌaɪ/ noun, plural fisheyes. 1. (in plasterwork) a surface defect having the form of a spot. 2. an unfriendly or suspicious look. 3. fisheyes, Slang. tapioca pudding.
adjective Cold, staring, and inhuman •The dated form is fishy-eyed: have to persuade a fish-eyed insurance claims adjustor (1836+)
noun, Photography. 1. a hemispherical plano-convex lens for photographing in a full 180° in all directions in front of the camera, creating a circular image having an increasing amount of distortion from the center to the periphery. /ˈfɪʃˌaɪ/ noun 1. (photog) a lens of small focal length, having a highly curved protruding front element, that […]