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snorkel

snor·kel

snorkel

 
pronunciation:
snor kl
parts of speech:
noun, intransitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a tube that is held in the mouth and extends above the surface of water, allowing a swimmer to breathe while slightly submerged.
 
definition 2: a device on a submarine that permits it to remain submerged for long periods of time by taking in fresh air and expelling the foul air.
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part of speech: intransitive verb
inflections: snorkeled, snorkeling, snorkels
definition: to use a snorkel while swimming.
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