white shark
noun Date: 1674 great white shark

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  • white shark — or great white shark n. a huge, man eating mackerel shark (Carcharodon carcharias) of tropical and warm seas: see SHARK2 * * * ▪ fish also called  great white shark   (Carcharodon carcharias), spe …   Universalium

  • White shark — White White (hw[imac]t), a. [Compar. {Whiter} (hw[imac]t [ e]r); superl. {Whitest}.] [OE. whit, AS. hw[imac]t; akin to OFries. and OS. hw[=i]t, D. wit, G. weiss, OHG. w[=i]z, hw[=i]z, Icel. hv[=i]tr, Sw. hvit, Dan. hvid, Goth. hweits, Lith.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white shark — or great white shark n. a huge, man eating mackerel shark (Carcharodon carcharias) of tropical and warm seas: see SHARK2 …   English World dictionary

  • white shark — n GREAT WHITE SHARK …   Medical dictionary

  • white shark — noun large aggressive shark widespread in warm seas; known to attack humans • Syn: ↑great white shark, ↑man eater, ↑man eating shark, ↑Carcharodon carcharias • Hypernyms: ↑mackerel shark • Member Holonyms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • white shark — Great White shark Great White shark a large shark ({Carcharodon carcharias}, class Chondrichtyes) usually found in warm seas. When young it is bluish but it becomes white with age. It grows to over 15 feet in length and is feared as a man eater.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • white shark — baltasis ryklys statusas T sritis zoologija | vardynas taksono rangas rūšis atitikmenys: lot. Carcharodon carcharias angl. great white shark; man eater shark; white pointer; white shark rus. акула людоед; белая акула; карха родон ryšiai:… …   Žuvų pavadinimų žodynas

  • white shark — /waɪt ˈʃak / (say wuyt shahk) noun a very large, aggressive shark of warm seas, Carcharodon carcharias. Also, great white shark, white pointer …   Australian English dictionary

  • white shark. — See great white shark. [1665 75] * * * …   Universalium

  • white shark — noun another term for great white shark …   English new terms dictionary

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