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Noun: snorkel  snor-kul
  1. Breathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface; allows swimmer to breathe while face down in the water
  2. Air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
    - schnorkel, schnorchel, snorkel breather, breather
Verb: snorkel (snorkelled,snorkelling, or [US] snorkeled,snorkeling)  snor-kul
  1. (sport) dive with a snorkel

Derived forms: snorkelling, snorkelled, snorkeled, snorkels

Type of: air duct, air passage, airway, breathing apparatus, breathing device, breathing machine, dive, ventilator

Part of: pigboat, sub, submarine, U-boat

Encyclopedia: Snorkel