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Blinkie

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noun - A blinkie is a flashing battery-powered illumination, generally red-colored, that is attached to an open water swimmer's goggle strap and can be seen during a night swim or in low visibility conditions in a channel swim or marathon swim.

The channel swimmer felt much more comfortable swimming at night with his blinkie on.

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Glow Sticks, safety glow stick, Disc Light, Chemical Light

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Blinkies and glow sticks used on Hank Wise's Catalina Channel crossing.

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