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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 seine /ˈsen/

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Seine n.  Fishing. A large net, one edge of which is provided with sinkers, and the other with floats. It hangs vertically in the water, and when its ends are brought together or drawn ashore incloses the fish.
 Seine boat, a boat specially constructed to carry and pay out a seine.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a French river that flows through the heart of Paris and
           then northward into the English Channel [syn: Seine
      2: a large fishnet that hangs vertically, with floats at the
         top and weights at the bottom
      v : fish with a seine; catch fish with a seine