snorkel breather

noun
air passage provided by a retractable device containing intake and exhaust pipes; permits a submarine to stay submerged for extended periods of time
Syn: ↑snorkel, ↑schnorkel, ↑schnorchel, ↑breather
Derivationally related forms: ↑breathe (for: ↑breather)
Hypernyms: ↑air passage, ↑air duct, ↑airway
Part Holonyms: ↑submarine, ↑pigboat, ↑sub, ↑U-boat

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