HyperDic: snorkel

English > 3 senses of the word snorkel:
NOUNartifactsnorkelbreathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface
artifactsnorkel, schnorkel, schnorchel, snorkel breather, breatherair passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes
VERBmotionsnorkeldive with a snorkel
English > snorkel: 3 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningbreathing 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.
Broaderbreathing device, breathing apparatus, breathing machine, ventilatorA device that facilitates breathing in cases of respiratory failure
Spanishesnórquel, tubo de respiración, tubo snorkel
Verbssnorkeldive with a snorkel
English > snorkel: 3 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaningair passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time.
Synonymsschnorkel, schnorchel, snorkel breather, breather
Part ofsubmarine, pigboat, sub, U-boatA submersible warship usually armed with torpedoes
Broaderair passage, air duct, airwayA duct that provides ventilation (as in mines)
Spanishschnorchel, tubo snorkel
Catalanschnorchel
English > snorkel: 3 senses > verb 1, motion
Meaningdive with a snorkel.
PatternSomebody ----s; Somebody ----s PP
Categorysport, athleticsAn active diversion requiring physical exertion and competition
Broaderdiveswim under water
Spanishbucear con esnórquel
Nounssnorkelbreathing device consisting of a bent tube fitting into a swimmer's mouth and extending above the surface
snorkelingskin diving with a snorkel

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