Definition of trawling in English:

trawling

Pronunciation /ˈtrôliNG/ /ˈtrɔlɪŋ/

noun

  • 1The activity of fishing with a trawl net or seine.

    • ‘restrictions on trawling’
  • 2The activity of searching or sifting through something.

    • ‘the blanket collection and trawling of phone data’