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shark

(shärk)
n.
Any of numerous cartilaginous fishes of the subclass Elasmobranchii that are chiefly carnivorous and marine. Sharks have a streamlined torpedolike body, five to seven gill openings on each side of the head, a large oil-filled liver, and tough skin covered with small toothlike scales.
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Because the wings were too thin to accommodate the landing wheels, they were designed to retract into the fuselage, giving the aircraft its characteristic sharklike triangular cross section.
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