Plastic nose clip
Wire nose clip with tether

A noseclip or nose clip is a device designed to hold the nostrils closed to prevent water from entering, or air from escaping, by people during aquatic activities such as kayaking, freediving,[1] recreational swimming, synchronised swimming and waterdance.

A nose clip is generally made of plastic or of wire covered in rubber or plastic. Nose clips may also have a long band to keep the clip around the neck while it is not being used or a cord to attach the nose clip to goggles or kayaking helmet.

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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