- A quick breaking or cracking sound or the action of producing such a sound.
- A sudden break.
- An attempt to seize, bite, attack, or grab.
- The act of hitting a middle or ring finger against the palm after a quick frictive movement between the thumb and that finger.
- A fastening device that makes a snapping sound when used.
- A photograph (an abbreviation of snapshot)
- The sudden release of something held under pressure or tension.
- A thin circular cookie or similar good:
verb (snap, p, ing)
- a ginger
- Brisk, cold weather that passes quickly.
- a cold snap
- Something accomplished with quickly or with little or no effort.
- It'll be a to get that finished.
- a very short period of time
- I can fix most vacuum cleaners in a .
- Phaseolus vulgaris; a snap bean.
- The passing of a football from the center to a back that begins play, a hike.
- Common name for a scrapbooking embellishment, more properly termed a rivet.
- Yorkshire: food in general or a packed meal in particular.
- A card game, primarily for children (see w:snap (game), snap (game))
- (intransitive) To break apart suddenly or at once.
- (intransitive) To give forth or produce a sharp cracking noise; to crack.
- (intransitive) To attempt to seize with the teeth or bite.
- (intransitive) To attempt to seize with eagerness.
- (intransitive) To speak abruptly or sharply.
- He snapped at me for the slightest mistake.
- (intransitive) To give way abruptly and loudly.
- (intransitive) To suffer a mental breakdown, usually while under tension.
- She really should take a break before she snaps.
- (intransitive) To flash or appear to flash as with light.
- (intransitive) To fit or fasten together with a snapping sound.
- (transitive) To snatch with or like with the teeth.
- (transitive) To pull apart with a snapping sound.
- (transitive) To say abruptly or sharply.
- (transitive) To cause something to emit a snapping sound, such as a fastener.
- (transitive) To close something using a snap as a fastener.
- (transitive) To snap one's fingers. To make a sound using the middle finger and thumb.
- (transitive) To cause to move suddenly and smartly.
- (transitive) To take a photograph; to photograph.
- He snapped a picture of me with my mouth open and my eyes closed.
- (transitive) To pass the ball from the center to a back, to hike the ball.
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