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

 bream /ˈbrɪm, ˈbrim/
 鯉科食用魚,銅盆魚類(vt.)打掃

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bream n.
 1. Zool. A European fresh-water cyprinoid fish of the genus Abramis, little valued as food. Several species are known.
 2. Zool. An American fresh-water fish, of various species of Pomotis and allied genera, which are also called sunfishes and pondfishes. See Pondfish.
 3. Zool. A marine sparoid fish of the genus Pagellus, and allied genera. See Sea Bream.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Bream, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Breamed p. pr. & vb. n. Breaming.]  Naut. To clean, as a ship's bottom of adherent shells, seaweed, etc., by the application of fire and scraping.
 

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

 bream
      n 1: flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of
           Europe [syn: freshwater bream]
      2: flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family
         Sparidae or the family Bramidae [syn: sea bream]
      3: any of numerous marine percoid fishes especially (but not
         exclusively) of the family Sparidae [syn: sea bream]
      4: any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes
         having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but
         not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis [syn: freshwater
         bream]
      v : clean (a ship's bottom) with heat