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'snap' - used as a noun
1. the act of catching an object with the hands
the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion
2. a spell of cold weather
a cold snap in the middle of May
3. tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
4. a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
5. the noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
servants appeared at the snap of his fingers
6. a sudden sharp noise
he can hear the snap of a twig
7. a sudden breaking
8. the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed
the waistband had lost its snap
9. an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
10. a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound
children can manage snaps better than buttons
11. any undertaking that is easy to do
12. the act of snapping the fingers; movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand
he gave his fingers a snap
13. (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back
the quarterback fumbled the snap

'snap' - used as a verb
14. utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone
The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer
15. separate or cause to separate abruptly
The rope snapped
16. break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension
The rope snapped
17. move or strike with a noise
his arm was snapped forward
18. snap close with a sound
The lock snapped shut
19. make a sharp sound
his fingers snapped
20. move with a snapping sound
bullets snapped past us
21. to grasp hastily or eagerly
22. put in play with a snap
snap a football
23. cause to make a snapping sound
snap your fingers
24. lose control of one's emotions
When her baby died, she snapped
25. record on photographic film
She snapped a picture of the President

derived forms
1. Snap / Plural
snaps
2. Snap / Past
snapped
3. Snap / Third Person
snaps
4. Snap / Present Participle
snapping
Variations of 'snap'
 
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