shark repellent

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Synonyms for shark repellent

a measure undertaken by a corporation to discourage unwanted takeover attempts

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In his excellent review of the shark repellent problem, Baldridge (1990), referred to "Shark Chaser" as "a useful psychological crutch for the times.
BCB International spokesman Philippe Minchin told Wales on Sunday: "The recent shark attacks have resulted in an increase in the number of inquiries we have received about our shark repellent.
You never know when you may need a pouch of shark repellent (pounds 14.
Surfers will enjoy added protection from shark attack when surfboards fitted with an electronic shark repellent go on sale early next year.
FIVE divers with shark repellent pods will patrol a world championship triathlon Olympic test event in Sydney harbour today.
During the Second World War the United States Navy put its faith in a chemical shark repellent but the sharks swam right through it.
With hundreds of pounds of bait in the water, the question beckoned whether a shark repellent is necessary.
A Tenneco buyback, announced in the face of takeover threats, was described by Business Week as "potent shark repellent," even though Tenneco would have to take on $3 billion in debt to finance the purchase.
It supplies armed forces in Britain and the USA with all manner of James Bond-type gadgets including bombproof underpants, (pictured), tiny robot surveillance planes, an effective string-pull shark repellent and an air-pressurised cannon that stops pirates in their tracks.
Patrick Rice, Director of Marine Science at Florida Keys Community College, carefully monitors the development of shark repellent technologies and advises that a number of recent "repellent tests performed by marine fisheries scientists and independent scientists confirm that these metals are able to reduce shark bycatch.
These range from a machine to turn sea water into drinking water, a new lightweight heliograph signalling device and a shark repellent, tested and approved by the US navy.
Boca Raton, FL, said late last month that it has completed the first phase of testing on a sunscreen formulation containing a chemical shark repellent.