- a device for submarines, having air intake and exhaust tubes: it makes long periods of underwater operation possible
- a breathing tube extending above the surface of the water, used in swimming just below the surface
- a hydraulic crane with a bucketlike aerial platform, mounted on a truck for firefighting, etc.
Origin of snorkelGerman schnorchel, inlet, breathing tube, literally , snort, akin to schnarchen, to snore, akin to snore
intransitive verb-·keled, -·kel·ing