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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 (series)
  • 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 (policing): A dragnet is any system of coordinated measures for apprehending criminals or suspects; including road barricades and traffic stops, widespread DNA tests
  • List of Dragnet episodes (2003 series): list of episodes of the Dragnet television series that began in 2003. For the second season, the title was altered to L.A. Dragnet. The last two episodes

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Dragnet Sample Sentences in News


  • Dragnet for epilepsy genes
    ( University of Bonn ) An international team of scientists together with the University of Bonn Hospital have taken a new path in the research into causes of epilepsy: The researchers determined the networks of the active genes and, like a dragnet, looked for the 'main perpetrators' using a computer model. In doing so, they discovered the molecule sestrin- Read more on this news related to 'Dragnet'
  • Italy police strike blow against Calabrian mob in north
    By Valentina Accardo BOLOGNA, Italy (Reuters) - Police conducted a huge dragnet against a Calabrian mafia clan operating in northern Italy on Wednesday, arresting 110 people and seizing more than 100 million euros ($114 million), underlining the mob's spread to the wealthy north. About half of those arrested are accused of being members of the 'Ndrangheta, Read more on this news related to 'Dragnet'
  • Over 200 illegal immigrants arrested in massive dragnet in KL
    KUALA LUMPUR - Over 200 immigrants were arrested in a massive dragnet that saw police, KL City Hall (DBKL) and the Immigration Department stopping more than a thousand foreigners on the streets of the city centre. Of the 1,198 foreigners picked up in the Golden Triangle area here Sunday, 215 of them were found to have flouted Immigration laws while the rest were r Read more on this news related to 'Dragnet'

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