Definition of cage diving in English:

cage diving

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noun

[mass noun]
  • The activity of being lowered into the sea in a protective steel cage in order to view sharks or other dangerous sea creatures at close range: an environmental scientist has warned that cage diving is teaching the sharks to associate humans with food
    More example sentences
    • Does cage diving hurt the sharks?
    • "Live shark tourism manipulates people's fears, and cage diving is intended to give nothing but titillation."
    • The use of chum (bait) to attract sharks makes sightings likely enough to ensure the commercial viability of cage diving.

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cage diver

noun
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  • Our boat is equipped to easily handle 12 or more cage divers and 6 topside viewers in comfort.
  • It has ample accommodation for the Scuba Diver as well as the Shark Cage Diver.
  • Very few incidents have been reported where a cage diver has been at risk from a shark attack - this is not the issue.

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