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, seining.
to fish for or catch with a seine.
to use a seine in (water).
verb (used without object), seined, seining.
to fish with a seine.
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
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)
[seyn-ey-mahrn; French sen-ey-marn] /ˈseɪn eɪˈmɑrn; French sɛn eɪˈmarn/ noun 1. a department in N France. 2290 sq. mi. (5930 sq. km). Capital: Melun. Seine-et-Marne /French sɛnemarn/ noun 1. a department of N central France, in Île-de-France region. Capital: Melun. Pop: 1 232 467 (2003 est). Area: 5931 sq km (2313 sq miles)
[sen-ey-waz] /sɛn eɪˈwaz/ noun 1. a former department in N France.
[sen-mah-ree-teem] /sɛn mɑ riˈtim/ noun 1. a department in NW France. 2449 sq. mi. (6340 sq. km). Capital: Rouen. Seine-Maritime /French sɛnmaritim/ noun 1. a department of N France, in Haute-Normandie region. Capital: Rouen. Pop: 1 237 263 (2003 est). Area: 6342 sq km (2473 sq miles)
noun 1. a person who fishes with a seine. 2. a boat used in fishing with a seine.