Meaning of seine


Pronunciation: (sān), [key]
— n., v., seined, sein•ing.
  1. a fishing net that hangs vertically in the water, having floats at the upper edge and sinkers at the lower.
  1. to fish for or catch with a seine.
  2. to use a seine in (water).
  1. to fish with a seine.


Pronunciation: (sān Fr. sen), [key]
— n.
  1. a river in France, flowing NW through Paris to the English Channel. 480 mi. (773 km) long.
  2. a former department in N France.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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