Dragnet

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Dragnet Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths
  • a system of coordinated measures for apprehending (criminals or other individuals); "caught in the police dragnet"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • a system of coordinated measures for apprehending (criminals or other individuals); "caught in the police dragnet" ,
  • a conical fishnet dragged through the water at great depths

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Dragnet'


  • Dragnet: Dragnet may refer to: Dragnet, a fishing net used in seine fishing Dragnet (policing), a coordinated search, named for the fishing net Dragnet (franchise)
  • Dragnet (franchise): For other uses, see Dragnet (policing). Dragnet is an American radio, television and motion picture series, enacting the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles
  • Dragnet (theme music): "Dragnet" is an instrumental theme from the radio and television show of the same name. It was composed by Walter Schumann for the radio show, and was
  • Dragnet (1987 film): Dragnet is a 1987 American buddy cop comedy film written and directed by Tom Mankiewicz in his directorial debut, and starring Dan Aykroyd and Tom Hanks
  • Dragnet (album): Dragnet is the second studio album by English art punk band The Fall. It was released on 26 October 1979, through record label Step-Forward. The album
  • Highway Dragnet: Highway Dragnet is a 1954 American crime drama film noir directed by Nathan Juran, based on story by U.S. Anderson and Roger Corman. The film stars Richard
  • List of Dragnet episodes (1967 series): Dragnet television series that ran for three and 1/2 seasons, from January 12, 1967 to April 16, 1970. To differentiate it from the earlier Dragnet series
  • Dragnet (radio series): Dragnet is an American radio series, enacting the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The show takes
  • Dragnet (1951 TV series): Dragnet is an American television series, enacting the cases of a dedicated Los Angeles police Detective, Sergeant Joe Friday, and his partners. The series

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Dragnet Sample Sentences in News


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    Dragnet aiming to collect all Americans' phone records is set to expire in June. Here's how that could now change Read more on this news related to 'Dragnet'
  • IGP defends #KitaLawan rally arrests, won’t allow ‘freedom to incite’
    KUALA LUMPUR, March 29 — Tan Sri Khalid Abu Bakar defended today the widening dragnet over the #KitaLawan rally, saying that the police will not tolerate those who disrespected the country’s rule... Read more on this news related to 'Dragnet'

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