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The activity of catching fish, either for food or as a sport,
  1. The activity of catching fish, either for food or as a sport


  1. the act of someone who fishes as a diversion
  2. the occupation of catching fish for a living
  3. (fish) any of various mostly cold-blooded aquatic vertebrates usually having scales and breathing through gills; "the shark is a large fish"; "in the living room there was a tank of colorful fish"
  4. seek indirectly; "fish for compliments"
  5. (fish) catch or try to catch fish or shellfish; "I like to go fishing on weekends"
  6. (fish) the flesh of fish used as food; "in Japan most fish is eaten raw"; "after the scare about foot-and-mouth disease a lot of people started eating fish instead of meat"; "they have a chef who specializes in fish"
  7. RuneScape is a fantasy massively multiplayer online role-playing game (MMORPG) released in January 2001 by Andrew and Paul Gower, and developed by Jagex Ltd. It is a graphical browser game implemented on the client-side in Java, and incorporates 3D rendering. ...
  8. (FISH!) The FISH! philosophy is a workplace management system created by John Christensen. The system was first published as a film, with a spin-off series of books. ...
  9. (Fish!) Fish! is a text adventure game by Magnetic Scrolls released in .
  10. (Fish (BBC TV series)) Fish was a BBC drama series of 2000, starring Paul McGann as an idealistic lawyer who specialised in industrial tribunals. In court, he often came up against a female lawyer, played by Jemma Redgrave. ...
  11. (Fish (Beyond the Black Stump)) Beyond the Black Stump is an Australian comic strip written by Sean Leahy. ...
  12. (Fish (card game)) Go Fish (or simply Deep Sea Diving with The Devil) is a simple card game. It is usually played by two to five players, although it can be played with up to ten.
  13. (fish) A cold-blooded vertebrate animal that lives in water, moving with the help of fins and breathing with gills; Any animal that lives exclusively in water; The flesh of the fish used as food; A period of time spent fishing; An instance of seeking something; A card game in which the ...
  14. (FISH) First in, still here
  15. (Fish) A simple object in Conway's Game of Life that swims vertically or horizontally.
  16. (fish) A popular dance done to Fox Trot music in 4/4 time (New Orleans jazz type music) whereby the dancers rock their pelvis forward and back balancing on one foot and then the other in a slow gyrating manner. Originated in 1961.
  17. (Fish (דג dag, Strong's #1709)) In the original pictographic script used to write Hebrew, and other Semitic languages, this word was written with the picture of a door, the letter dalet, representing a "back and forth movement" and the picture of a "foot," the letter gimel. ...
  18. (Fish) a cowboy’s rain slicker, from a rain gear manufacturer whose trademark was a fish logo. “We told him it looked like rain, but left his fish in the wagon anyhow.”
  19. (Fish) A poor player -- one who gives his money away. It's a well-known (though not well-followed) rule among good players to not upset the bad players, because they'll stop having fun and perhaps leave. Thus the phrase, "Don't tap on the aquarium."
  20. (Fish) (1) a college freshman (2) a first timer in prison
  21. (Fish) A player who loses money. (It is said that "If you can't spot the fish at the table, YOU are the fish.) See also "Shark".
  22. (Fish) As defined in this course and by the FDA. Fresh or saltwater fin fish, crustaceans and other forms of aquatic life (including alligator, frog, aquatic turtle, jellyfish, sea cucumber, sea urchin, and the roe of such animals) and all mollusks, intended for human consumption.
  23. (Fish) This is the weakest player at the table, meaning he will call everything and go after every draw.
  24. (Fish) A poor player who tends to chase favorable outcomes which are not probable.
  25. (Fish) a type of aerial effect that looks like a swarm of glowing objects flying around randomly.  The effect is created using small chunks of fast-burning fuse that actually propel themselves through the air when lit.