What does bream mean?

Definitions for bream
brɪm, brimbream

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word bream.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. bream, freshwater bream(noun)

    flesh of various freshwater fishes of North America or of Europe

  2. bream, sea bream(noun)

    flesh of any of various saltwater fishes of the family Sparidae or the family Bramidae

  3. sea bream, bream(noun)

    any of numerous marine percoid fishes especially (but not exclusively) of the family Sparidae

  4. freshwater bream, bream(verb)

    any of various usually edible freshwater percoid fishes having compressed bodies and shiny scales; especially (but not exclusively) of the genus Lepomis

  5. bream(verb)

    clean (a ship's bottom) with heat

Wiktionary

  1. bream(Noun)

    A European fresh-water cyprinoid fish of the genus Abramis, little valued as food. Several species are known.

  2. bream(Noun)

    A species in that genus, Abramis brama.

  3. bream(Noun)

    An American fresh-water fish, of various species of Pomotis and allied genera, which are also called sunfishes and pondfishes.

  4. bream(Noun)

    A marine sparoid fish of the genus Pagellus, and allied genera. See sea bream.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Bream(noun)

    a European fresh-water cyprinoid fish of the genus Abramis, little valued as food. Several species are known

  2. Bream(noun)

    an American fresh-water fish, of various species of Pomotis and allied genera, which are also called sunfishes and pondfishes. See Pondfish

  3. Bream(noun)

    a marine sparoid fish of the genus Pagellus, and allied genera. See Sea Bream

  4. Bream(verb)

    to clean, as a ship's bottom of adherent shells, seaweed, etc., by the application of fire and scraping

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Bream

    brēm, n. a small fresh-water fish nearly allied to the bleak: a family of sea-breams or Sparidæ. [O. Fr. bresme (Fr. brême)—Old Ger. brahsema (mod. Ger. brassen).]

  2. Bream

    brēm, v.t. to clean, as a ship's bottom, by burning off seaweed, shells, &c. [Prob. conn. with Broom, Dut. brem.]

Dictionary of Nautical Terms

  1. bream

    A common fresh as well as salt water fish (Abramis brama), little esteemed as food.

How to pronounce bream?

  1. Alex
    Alex
    US English
    Daniel
    Daniel
    British
    Karen
    Karen
    Australian
    Veena
    Veena
    Indian

How to say bream in sign language?

  1. bream

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of bream in Chaldean Numerology is: 5

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of bream in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3

Examples of bream in a Sentence

  1. Timothy Piazza:

    Tim Bream had to know that there were illegal parties going on in that house for years that Tim Bream lived there, tim Bream has a responsibility as an adult, as their adviser, as part of the university staff, to speak up when he sees something going wrong -- Tim Bream didn't.

Images & Illustrations of bream

  1. breambreambreambreambream

Popularity rank by frequency of use

bream#10000#52348#100000

Translations for bream

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for bream »

Translation

Find a translation for the bream definition in other languages:

Select another language:

  • - Select -
  • Chinese - Simplified 简体中文 (Chinese - Simplified)
  • Chinese - Traditional 繁體中文 (Chinese - Traditional)
  • Spanish Español (Spanish)
  • Esperanto Esperanto (Esperanto)
  • Japanese 日本語 (Japanese)
  • Portuguese Português (Portuguese)
  • German Deutsch (German)
  • Arabic العربية (Arabic)
  • French Français (French)
  • Russian Русский (Russian)
  • Kannada ಕನ್ನಡ (Kannada)
  • Korean 한국어 (Korean)
  • Hebrew עברית (Hebrew)
  • Ukrainian Український (Ukrainian)
  • Urdu اردو (Urdu)
  • Hungarian Magyar (Hungarian)
  • Hindi मानक हिन्दी (Hindi)
  • Indonesian Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Italian Italiano (Italian)
  • Tamil தமிழ் (Tamil)
  • Turkish Türkçe (Turkish)
  • Telugu తెలుగు (Telugu)
  • Thai ภาษาไทย (Thai)
  • Vietnamese Tiếng Việt (Vietnamese)
  • Czech Čeština (Czech)
  • Polish Polski (Polish)
  • Indonesian Bahasa Indonesia (Indonesian)
  • Romanian Românește (Romanian)
  • Dutch Nederlands (Dutch)
  • Greek Ελληνικά (Greek)
  • Latin Latinum (Latin)
  • Swedish Svenska (Swedish)
  • Danish Dansk (Danish)
  • Finnish Suomi (Finnish)
  • Persian فارسی (Persian)
  • Yiddish ייִדיש (Yiddish)
  • Armenian հայերեն (Armenian)
  • Norwegian Norsk (Norwegian)
  • English English (English)

Discuss these bream definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"bream." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2019. Web. 12 Nov. 2019. <https://www.definitions.net/definition/bream>.

Are we missing a good definition for bream? Don't keep it to yourself...

Free, no signup required:

Add to Chrome

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Free, no signup required:

Add to Firefox

Get instant definitions for any word that hits you anywhere on the web!

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for bream:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.