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A nose clip

A noseclip or nose clip is a device made of wire covered in rubber or of plastic, and is worn by people during a wide range of aquatic activities such as kayaking, freediving,[1] recreational swimming, synchronized swimming and waterdance. It is designed to hold the nostrils closed to prevent water from entering, or air from escaping. Some types of nose clips also feature a long band to keep the clip around the neck while it is not being used.

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  1. ^ Pelizzari, Umberto & Tovaglieri, Stefano (2001) ‘Manual of Freediving: Underwater on a single breath’, English translation 2004 by Idelson-Gnocchi Ltd., Reddick, FL; ISBN 1928649270