to give a light, even coat of flour. Dip the product to evenly coat with the flour and be sure to gently shake off any excess. The coating will provide an even brown color and will help to prevent sticking to the pan.
To coat before cooking with dry ingredients such flour, corn meal, bread or cracker crumbs, or other mixtures. Sweet items are sometimes dredged with sugar and/or spices, such as cinnamon, after baking or frying.
To lightly coat food that is going to be fried with flour, breadcrumbs or cornmeal. The coating helps to brown the food and provides a crunchy surface. Dredged foods need to be cooked immediately, while breaded foods, those dredged in flour, dipped in egg then dredged again in breading, can be prepared and held before cooking.
Any instrument used to gather or take by dragging; as: (a) A dragnet for taking up oysters, etc., from their beds. (b) A dredging machine. (c) An iron frame, with a fine net attached, used in collecting animals living at the bottom of the sea.
A process of removing or disturbing layers of sediment, primarily to clear channels and ponds of excessive sediments. Dredging is carried out in Louisiana to maintain navigable waterways. The LCA Program proposes the development of a process whereby the millions of tons of sediment dredged annually in Louisiana will be used beneficially in areas where sediments are needed.
A vessel designed to remove material, such as sand and gravel, from the bottom of the sea or other water body. Synonym: dredger. To remove material, such as sand and gravel, from the bottom of the sea or other water body.
(noun) A waterborne machine that removes unwanted silt accumulations from the bottom of a waterway. (verb) The process of removing sediment from harbour or river bottoms for safety purposes and to allow for deeper vessels.
A dredge is a machine used for scooping or sucking goldbearing gravel from the riverbed. There are numerous types and sizes, ranging from the small, portable, compact models that can easily be operated by one man, to large barge-type dredges for clearing mud from harbour entrances. Next to hydraulic mining, nothing destroys the landscape faster than dredges.