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Swimming vs. Snorkeling

Difference Between Swimming and Snorkeling

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Swimming

Swimming is the self-propulsion of a person through water, or a liquid substance, usually for recreation, sport, exercise, or survival. Locomotion is achieved through coordinated movement of the limbs and the body.
May 21, 2022

Snorkeling

Snorkeling (British and Commonwealth English spelling: snorkelling) is the practice of swimming on or through a body of water while equipped with a diving mask, a shaped breathing tube called a snorkel, and usually swimfins. In cooler waters, a wetsuit may also be worn.
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Swimming

The act, sport, or technique of one that swims.
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Snorkeling

A breathing apparatus for swimmers and surface divers that allows swimming or continuous use of a face mask without lifting the head to breathe, consisting of a tube that curves out of the mouth and extends above the surface of the water.
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Swimming

Relating to or used in swimming.
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Snorkeling

A retractable vertical tube in a diesel-engine submarine that contains air-intake and exhaust pipes for the engines and for ventilation, permitting extended periods of submergence at periscope depth.
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Swimming

Capable of swimming
Swimming insects.
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Snorkeling

To swim or dive under water with a snorkel and often with a face mask and fins.
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Swimming

The act or art of sustaining and propelling the body in water.
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Snorkeling

The act of swimming using a snorkel.
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Swimming

The state of being dizzy or in vertigo.
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Snorkeling

Present participle of snorkel
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Swimming

Present participle of swim
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Snorkeling

Skin diving with a snorkel
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Swimming

That swims; capable of swimming; adapted to, or used in, swimming; as, a swimming bird; a swimming motion.
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Swimming

Suffused with moisture; as, swimming eyes.
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Swimming

Being in a state of vertigo or dizziness; as, a swimming brain.
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Swimming

The act of one who swims.
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Swimming

Vertigo; dizziness; as, a swimming in the head.
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Swimming

The act of swimming
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Swimming

Filled or brimming with tears;
Swimming eyes
Watery eyes
Sorrow made the eyes of many grow liquid
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Swimming

Applied to a fish depicted horizontally
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