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snor·kel

 (snôr′kəl)
n.
1. A breathing apparatus for swimmers and surface divers that allows swimming or continuous use of a face mask without lifting the head to breathe, consisting of a tube that curves out of the mouth and extends above the surface of the water.
2. A retractable vertical tube in a diesel-engine submarine that contains air-intake and exhaust pipes for the engines and for ventilation, permitting extended periods of submergence at periscope depth.
intr.v. snor·keled, snor·kel·ing, snor·kels
To swim or dive under water with a snorkel and often with a face mask and fins.

[German Schnorchel, from dialectal, nose (from its resemblance in shape to a nose).]

snor′kel·er n.

snorkel

(ˈsnɔːkəl)
n
1. (Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) a device allowing a swimmer to breathe while face down on the surface of the water, consisting of a bent tube fitting into the mouth and projecting above the surface
2. (Nautical Terms) (on a submarine) a retractable vertical device containing air-intake and exhaust pipes for the engines and general ventilation: its use permits extended periods of submergence at periscope depth
3. (Military) military a similar device on a tank, enabling it to cross shallow water obstacles
4. (Clothing & Fashion) a type of parka or anorak with a hood that projects beyond the face
vb, -kels, -kelling or -kelled, -kels, -keling or -keled
(Swimming, Water Sports & Surfing) (intr) to swim with a snorkel
[C20: from German Schnorchel; related to German schnarchen to snore]

snor•kel

(ˈsnɔr kəl)

n.
1. a tube through which a swimmer can breathe while moving face down at or just below the surface of the water.
2. either of the tubes extended above the surface of the water that allow a submarine to remain submerged by taking in air and venting gases.
v.i.
3. to swim while breathing by means of a snorkel.
[1940–45; < German Schnorchel]
snor′kel•er, n.

snorkel


Past participle: snorkelled
Gerund: snorkelling

Imperative
snorkel
snorkel
Present
I snorkel
you snorkel
he/she/it snorkels
we snorkel
you snorkel
they snorkel
Preterite
I snorkelled
you snorkelled
he/she/it snorkelled
we snorkelled
you snorkelled
they snorkelled
Present Continuous
I am snorkelling
you are snorkelling
he/she/it is snorkelling
we are snorkelling
you are snorkelling
they are snorkelling
Present Perfect
I have snorkelled
you have snorkelled
he/she/it has snorkelled
we have snorkelled
you have snorkelled
they have snorkelled
Past Continuous
I was snorkelling
you were snorkelling
he/she/it was snorkelling
we were snorkelling
you were snorkelling
they were snorkelling
Past Perfect
I had snorkelled
you had snorkelled
he/she/it had snorkelled
we had snorkelled
you had snorkelled
they had snorkelled
Future
I will snorkel
you will snorkel
he/she/it will snorkel
we will snorkel
you will snorkel
they will snorkel
Future Perfect
I will have snorkelled
you will have snorkelled
he/she/it will have snorkelled
we will have snorkelled
you will have snorkelled
they will have snorkelled
Future Continuous
I will be snorkelling
you will be snorkelling
he/she/it will be snorkelling
we will be snorkelling
you will be snorkelling
they will be snorkelling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snorkelling
you have been snorkelling
he/she/it has been snorkelling
we have been snorkelling
you have been snorkelling
they have been snorkelling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snorkelling
you will have been snorkelling
he/she/it will have been snorkelling
we will have been snorkelling
you will have been snorkelling
they will have been snorkelling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snorkelling
you had been snorkelling
he/she/it had been snorkelling
we had been snorkelling
you had been snorkelling
they had been snorkelling
Conditional
I would snorkel
you would snorkel
he/she/it would snorkel
we would snorkel
you would snorkel
they would snorkel
Past Conditional
I would have snorkelled
you would have snorkelled
he/she/it would have snorkelled
we would have snorkelled
you would have snorkelled
they would have snorkelled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snorkel - breathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surfacesnorkel - 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
breathing apparatus, breathing device, breathing machine, ventilator - a device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
2.snorkel - air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipessnorkel - air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
air duct, air passage, airway - a duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
pigboat, submarine, U-boat, sub - a submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
Verb1.snorkel - dive with a snorkel
athletics, sport - an active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
dive - swim under water; "the children enjoyed diving and looking for shells"
Translations
أُنْبُوبَةُ التَّنَفُسِ لِلْغَطْسجِهاز التَّنَفُّس تَحْتَ الماء
dýchací trubicešnorchl
snorkel
snorkkeli
dihalica
légzõcsõ
öndunarpípa
シュノーケル
스노클
vamzdelis
gaisa pievads/caurulīte
dýchacia trubica
snorkel
ท่อช่วยหายใจในน้ำ
ống thở khi lặn

snorkel

[ˈsnɔːkl]
A. N [of swimmer] → tubo m de respiración; [of submarine] → snorquel m, esnorquel m
B. VIbucear con tubo respiratorio

snorkel

[ˈsnɔːrkəl] ntuba m

snorkel

nSchnorchel m
vischnorcheln; to go snorkellingschnorcheln gehen

snorkel

[ˈsnɔːkl]
1. n (of submarine) → presa d'aria; (of swimmer) → respiratore m subacqueo, boccaglio
2. vi to go snorkellingnuotare con il boccaglio

snorkel

(ˈsnoːkəl) noun
a tube with the end(s) above water for allowing an underwater swimmer to breathe or a submarine to take in air.

snorkel

أُنْبُوبَةُ التَّنَفُسِ لِلْغَطْس šnorchl snorkel Schnorchel αναπνευστήρας tubo de buceo snorkkeli tuba dihalica boccaglio シュノーケル 스노클 snorkel snorkel rurka tubo de mergulho, tubo snorkel трубка (для подводного плавания) snorkel ท่อช่วยหายใจในน้ำ şnorkel ống thở khi lặn 通气管
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