snorkel

Definitions

General English

  • noun a tube which allows an underwater swimmer to breathe in air

Military

  • noun a tube used by a person to breathe through, when swimming underwater
  • noun a breathing tube, fitted to a tank for crossing rivers or landing on a beach

Sports

  • noun a curved tube that projects above the water and enables someone to breathe while swimming face down near the surface

Travel

  • noun a tube which goes from the mouth or mask of an underwater swimmer to the surface to allow him to breathe in air
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