Definition of Schnorchel

1. Noun. Air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time.

Exact synonyms: Breather, Schnorkel, Snorkel, Snorkel Breather
Generic synonyms: Air Duct, Air Passage, Airway
Group relationships: Pigboat, Sub, Submarine, U-boat
Derivative terms: Breathe



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Schnorchel

schnauzers
schnecke
schnecken
schneebergite
schneiderian
schneiderian first rank symptoms
schneiderian membrane
schnell
schnittlaugh
schnitzel
schnitzels
schnitzler syndrome
schnockered
schnook
schnooks
schnorchel (current term)
schnorkel
schnorkeled
schnorkeling
schnorkels
schnorr
schnorred
schnorrer
schnorrers
schnorrs
schnoz
schnozes
schnozz
schnozzes
schnozzle

Literary usage of Schnorchel

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1. Internationales Centralblatt für Laryngologie, Rhinologie und Verwandte (1885)
"... namentlich die italienischen, die wahrscheinlich auch am häufigsten die Krankheit einschleppen. Der „schnorchel" der Tauben ..."

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