Definition of stinger enclosure in English:

stinger enclosure


  • An area of coastal sea made safe for swimming by means of nets that keep out dangerous jellyfish.

    ‘choose to swim on beaches where stinger enclosures are present’
    • ‘The animal's discovery was a reminder for beachgoers to swim inside stinger enclosures, and on beaches patrolled by lifeguards.’
    • ‘The beach has lifeguards and a stinger enclosure during the summer season.’
    • ‘Stinger enclosures at Mission Beach and South Mission Beach provide safe year-round swimming.’
    • ‘Although some beaches now have protected stinger enclosures, it is not advisable to swim anywhere else along the northern coast during these months.’
    • ‘If "stinger enclosures" are present, do not venture beyond their confines.’
    • ‘A three metre croc turned up inside the stinger enclosure at Trinity Beach at the weekend.’
    • ‘Protective clothing is recommended at other beaches, even when swimming inside the stinger enclosure.’
    • ‘The beach remains closed after Deep Creek broke its banks and a deluge of sand and debris tore through the stinger enclosure.’