dredging bucket


dredging bucket
noun
a bucket for lifting material from a channel or riverbed
Hypernyms: ↑bucket, ↑pail
Hyponyms: ↑clamshell, ↑grapple
Part Holonyms: ↑dredge

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noun
: a bucket (as an orange-peel or clamshell bucket) used in dredging

Useful english dictionary. 2012.

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