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snap

  

      vb   , snaps, snapping, snapped  
1    to break or cause to break suddenly, esp. with a sharp sound  
2    to make or cause to make a sudden sharp cracking sound  
3    intr   to give way or collapse suddenly, esp. from strain  
4    to move, close, etc., or cause to move, close, etc., with a sudden sharp sound  
5    to move or cause to move in a sudden or abrupt way  
6    intr; often foll by: at or up   to seize something suddenly or quickly  
7    when intr, often foll by: at   to bite at (something) bringing the jaws rapidly together  
8    to speak (words) sharply or abruptly  
9    intr   (of eyes) to flash or sparkle  
10    to take a snapshot of (something)  
11    intr     (Hunting)   to fire a quick shot without taking deliberate aim  
12    tr     (American football)   to put (the ball) into play by sending it back from the line of scrimmage to a teammate  
13    snap one's fingers at  
Informal  
a    to dismiss with contempt  
b    to defy  
14    snap out of it  
Informal   to recover quickly, esp. from depression, anger, or illness  
      n  
15    the act of breaking suddenly or the sound produced by a sudden breakage  
16    a sudden sharp sound, esp. of bursting, popping, or cracking  
17    a catch, clasp, or fastener that operates with a snapping sound  
18    a sudden grab or bite  
19    the sudden release of something such as elastic thread  
20    a brisk movement of the thumb against one or more fingers  
21    a thin crisp biscuit  
ginger snaps     
22    Informal      See       snapshot  
23    Informal   vigour, liveliness, or energy  
24    Informal   a task or job that is easy or profitable to do  
25    a short spell or period, esp. of cold weather  
26      (Brit)  
dialect   food, esp. a packed lunch taken to work  
27      (Brit)   a card game in which the word snap is called when two cards of equal value are turned up on the separate piles dealt by each player  
28      (American football)   the start of each play when the centre passes the ball back from the line of scrimmage to a teammate  
29    modifier   done on the spur of the moment, without consideration  
a snap decision     
30    modifier   closed or fastened with a snap  
      adv  
31    with a snap  
      interj  
32   
a      (Cards)   the word called while playing snap  
b    an exclamation used to draw attention to the similarity of two things,   (See also)        snap up  
     (C15: from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch snappen to seize; related to Old Norse snapa to snuffle)  
  snapless      adj  
  snappable      adj  


brandy snap  
      n   a crisp sweet biscuit, rolled into a cylinder after baking and often filled with whipped cream  
cold snap  
      n   a sudden short spell of cold weather  
Scotch snap  
      n     (Music)   a rhythmic pattern consisting of a short note followed by a long one,   (Also called)    Scotch catch  
     (C19: so named because it is characteristic of, though not exclusive to, Scottish dance music, esp. that for strathspeys)  
snap bean  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)  
1    any of various bean plants that are cultivated in the U.S. for their crisp edible unripe pods  
2    the pod of such a plant,   (See also)        string bean  
     (C19: so called because the pods are broken into pieces for eating)  
snap fastener  
      n      another name for       press stud  
snap ring  
      n     (Mountaineering)      another name for       karabiner  
snap roll  
      n   a manoeuvre in which an aircraft makes a fast roll  
snap shot  
      n     (Sport)   a sudden, fast shot at goal  
snap up  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to avail oneself of eagerly and quickly  
she snapped up the bargains     
2    to interrupt abruptly  
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ginger nut   , snap         
      n   a crisp biscuit flavoured with ginger  


brandy snap  
      n   a crisp sweet biscuit, rolled into a cylinder after baking and often filled with whipped cream  
cold snap  
      n   a sudden short spell of cold weather  
Scotch snap  
      n     (Music)   a rhythmic pattern consisting of a short note followed by a long one,   (Also called)    Scotch catch  
     (C19: so named because it is characteristic of, though not exclusive to, Scottish dance music, esp. that for strathspeys)  
snap         
      vb   , snaps, snapping, snapped  
1    to break or cause to break suddenly, esp. with a sharp sound  
2    to make or cause to make a sudden sharp cracking sound  
3    intr   to give way or collapse suddenly, esp. from strain  
4    to move, close, etc., or cause to move, close, etc., with a sudden sharp sound  
5    to move or cause to move in a sudden or abrupt way  
6    intr; often foll by: at or up   to seize something suddenly or quickly  
7    when intr, often foll by: at   to bite at (something) bringing the jaws rapidly together  
8    to speak (words) sharply or abruptly  
9    intr   (of eyes) to flash or sparkle  
10    to take a snapshot of (something)  
11    intr     (Hunting)   to fire a quick shot without taking deliberate aim  
12    tr     (American football)   to put (the ball) into play by sending it back from the line of scrimmage to a teammate  
13    snap one's fingers at  
Informal  
a    to dismiss with contempt  
b    to defy  
14    snap out of it  
Informal   to recover quickly, esp. from depression, anger, or illness  
      n  
15    the act of breaking suddenly or the sound produced by a sudden breakage  
16    a sudden sharp sound, esp. of bursting, popping, or cracking  
17    a catch, clasp, or fastener that operates with a snapping sound  
18    a sudden grab or bite  
19    the sudden release of something such as elastic thread  
20    a brisk movement of the thumb against one or more fingers  
21    a thin crisp biscuit  
ginger snaps     
22    Informal      See       snapshot  
23    Informal   vigour, liveliness, or energy  
24    Informal   a task or job that is easy or profitable to do  
25    a short spell or period, esp. of cold weather  
26      (Brit)  
dialect   food, esp. a packed lunch taken to work  
27      (Brit)   a card game in which the word snap is called when two cards of equal value are turned up on the separate piles dealt by each player  
28      (American football)   the start of each play when the centre passes the ball back from the line of scrimmage to a teammate  
29    modifier   done on the spur of the moment, without consideration  
a snap decision     
30    modifier   closed or fastened with a snap  
      adv  
31    with a snap  
      interj  
32   
a      (Cards)   the word called while playing snap  
b    an exclamation used to draw attention to the similarity of two things,   (See also)        snap up  
     (C15: from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch snappen to seize; related to Old Norse snapa to snuffle)  
  snapless      adj  
  snappable      adj  
snap bean  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)  
1    any of various bean plants that are cultivated in the U.S. for their crisp edible unripe pods  
2    the pod of such a plant,   (See also)        string bean  
     (C19: so called because the pods are broken into pieces for eating)  
snap fastener  
      n      another name for       press stud  
snap ring  
      n     (Mountaineering)      another name for       karabiner  
snap roll  
      n   a manoeuvre in which an aircraft makes a fast roll  
snap shot  
      n     (Sport)   a sudden, fast shot at goal  
snap up  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to avail oneself of eagerly and quickly  
she snapped up the bargains     
2    to interrupt abruptly  

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snapshot  
      n   an informal photograph taken with a simple camera,   (Often shortened to)    snap         


brandy snap  
      n   a crisp sweet biscuit, rolled into a cylinder after baking and often filled with whipped cream  
cold snap  
      n   a sudden short spell of cold weather  
Scotch snap  
      n     (Music)   a rhythmic pattern consisting of a short note followed by a long one,   (Also called)    Scotch catch  
     (C19: so named because it is characteristic of, though not exclusive to, Scottish dance music, esp. that for strathspeys)  
snap         
      vb   , snaps, snapping, snapped  
1    to break or cause to break suddenly, esp. with a sharp sound  
2    to make or cause to make a sudden sharp cracking sound  
3    intr   to give way or collapse suddenly, esp. from strain  
4    to move, close, etc., or cause to move, close, etc., with a sudden sharp sound  
5    to move or cause to move in a sudden or abrupt way  
6    intr; often foll by: at or up   to seize something suddenly or quickly  
7    when intr, often foll by: at   to bite at (something) bringing the jaws rapidly together  
8    to speak (words) sharply or abruptly  
9    intr   (of eyes) to flash or sparkle  
10    to take a snapshot of (something)  
11    intr     (Hunting)   to fire a quick shot without taking deliberate aim  
12    tr     (American football)   to put (the ball) into play by sending it back from the line of scrimmage to a teammate  
13    snap one's fingers at  
Informal  
a    to dismiss with contempt  
b    to defy  
14    snap out of it  
Informal   to recover quickly, esp. from depression, anger, or illness  
      n  
15    the act of breaking suddenly or the sound produced by a sudden breakage  
16    a sudden sharp sound, esp. of bursting, popping, or cracking  
17    a catch, clasp, or fastener that operates with a snapping sound  
18    a sudden grab or bite  
19    the sudden release of something such as elastic thread  
20    a brisk movement of the thumb against one or more fingers  
21    a thin crisp biscuit  
ginger snaps     
22    Informal      See       snapshot  
23    Informal   vigour, liveliness, or energy  
24    Informal   a task or job that is easy or profitable to do  
25    a short spell or period, esp. of cold weather  
26      (Brit)  
dialect   food, esp. a packed lunch taken to work  
27      (Brit)   a card game in which the word snap is called when two cards of equal value are turned up on the separate piles dealt by each player  
28      (American football)   the start of each play when the centre passes the ball back from the line of scrimmage to a teammate  
29    modifier   done on the spur of the moment, without consideration  
a snap decision     
30    modifier   closed or fastened with a snap  
      adv  
31    with a snap  
      interj  
32   
a      (Cards)   the word called while playing snap  
b    an exclamation used to draw attention to the similarity of two things,   (See also)        snap up  
     (C15: from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch snappen to seize; related to Old Norse snapa to snuffle)  
  snapless      adj  
  snappable      adj  
snap bean  
      n     (U.S. and Canadian)  
1    any of various bean plants that are cultivated in the U.S. for their crisp edible unripe pods  
2    the pod of such a plant,   (See also)        string bean  
     (C19: so called because the pods are broken into pieces for eating)  
snap fastener  
      n      another name for       press stud  
snap ring  
      n     (Mountaineering)      another name for       karabiner  
snap roll  
      n   a manoeuvre in which an aircraft makes a fast roll  
snap shot  
      n     (Sport)   a sudden, fast shot at goal  
snap up  
      vb   tr, adv  
1    to avail oneself of eagerly and quickly  
she snapped up the bargains     
2    to interrupt abruptly  

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snap

  

      vb  
1    break, come apart, crack, give way, separate  
2    bite, bite at, catch, grip, nip, seize, snatch  
3    bark, flare out, flash, fly off the handle at     (informal)   growl, jump down (someone's) throat     (informal)   lash out at, retort, snarl, speak sharply  
4    click, crackle, pop  
5    snap one's fingers at      cock a snook at     (Brit.)   defy, flout, pay no attention to, scorn, set at naught, wave two fingers at     (slang)  
6    snap out of it      cheer up, get a grip on oneself, get over, liven up, perk up, pull oneself together     (informal)   recover  
      n  
7    crackle, fillip, flick, pop  
8    bite, grab, nip  
9      (informal)   energy, get-up-and-go     (informal)   go     (informal)   liveliness, pep, pizzazz or pizazz     (informal)   vigour, zip     (informal)  
      adj  
10    abrupt, immediate, instant, on-the-spot, sudden, unpremeditated  


snap up     
avail oneself of, grab, grasp, nab     (informal)   pounce upon, seize, swoop down on, take advantage of  

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