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sharkspotter

noun [C]     /ˈʃɑːkˌspɒt.ər/ US  /ˈʃɑːrkˌspɑː.t̬ɚ/ Australian English
a helicopter that flies along an area of coast in order to warn swimmers if there are sharks in the sea Fixed-wing aircraft and helicopters
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