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SNAP

 (snăp)
abbr.
Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program

snap

 (snăp)
v. snapped, snap·ping, snaps
v.intr.
1. To make a brisk sharp cracking sound: "Logs snapped in the grate" (James Fox).
2. To break suddenly with a brisk, sharp, cracking sound.
3.
a. To give way abruptly under pressure or tension: With so many people crowding onto the platform, its supports snapped.
b. To suffer a physical or mental breakdown, especially while under stress: feared that the troops would snap from fatigue.
4. To bring the jaws briskly together, often with a clicking sound; bite.
5. To take up something suddenly and eagerly; snatch or grasp: snap at a chance to go to China.
6. To speak abruptly or sharply: snapped at the child.
7. To move swiftly and smartly: snap to attention.
8. To flash or appear to flash light; sparkle: eyes that snapped with anger.
9. To open, close, or fit together with a click: The lock snapped shut. The jacket snaps in front.
v.tr.
1. To snatch at with the teeth or mouth; bite: The turtle snapped the lettuce from my hand.
2. To pull apart or break with a snapping sound.
3. To utter abruptly or sharply: The sergeant snapped out a command.
4.
a. To cause to emit a snapping sound: snap a whip.
b. To close or latch with a snapping sound: snapped the purse shut.
5. To cause to move suddenly: "His head was snapped back by a sudden scream from the bed" (James Michener).
6.
a. To take (a photograph).
b. To photograph: snapped the winner on the podium.
7. Football To pass (the ball) from the ground back between the legs to begin a down; hike.
n.
1. A sudden sharp cracking sound or the action producing such a sound.
2. A sudden breaking.
3. A clasp, catch, or other fastening device that operates with a snapping sound.
4. A sudden attempt to bite, snatch, or grasp.
5.
a. The sound produced by rapid movement of a finger from the thumb tip to the base of the thumb.
b. The act of producing this sound.
6. The sudden release of something held under pressure or tension.
7. A thin, crisp, usually circular cookie: a ginger snap.
8.
a. Capacity to make a snapping sound; elasticity: This waistband has lost its snap.
b. Informal Briskness, liveliness, or energy.
9. A brief spell of brisk, cold weather.
10. Something accomplished without effort. See Synonyms at breeze1.
11.
a. A snapshot.
b. The taking of a snapshot.
12. A snap bean.
13. Football The passing of the ball from the ground back through the legs to a back to initiate a play. Also called hike.
adj.
1. Made or done suddenly, with little or no preparation: a snap decision.
2. Fastening with a snap: snap pockets.
3. Informal Simple; easy: a snap assignment.
adv.
With a snap.
Phrasal Verbs:
snap back
To recover quickly.
snap to
To pay attention or begin complying abruptly.
snap up
To acquire quickly: snapped up the tickets.
Idiom:
snap out of it Informal
To move quickly back to one's normal condition from an undesirable condition, such as depression, grief, or self-pity.

[Probably from Middle English snappe, a quick bite, probably from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch snappen, to seize, snap.]

snap

(snæp)
vb, snaps, snapping or 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. (Photography) to take a snapshot of (something)
11. (Hunting) (intr) hunting to fire a quick shot without taking deliberate aim
12. (American Football) (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. (Clothing & Fashion) 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. (Cookery) a thin crisp biscuit: ginger snaps.
22. (Photography) 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. dialect Brit food, esp a packed lunch taken to work
27. (Card Games) 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) 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 or warning: a snap decision.
30. (modifier) closed or fastened with a snap
adv
with a snap
interj
31. (Card Games) cards the word called while playing snap
32. an exclamation used to draw attention to the similarity of two things
[C15: from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch snappen to seize; related to Old Norse snapa to snuffle]
ˈsnapless adj
ˈsnappable adj

snap

(snæp)

v. snapped, snap•ping,
n., adj., adv. v.i.
1. to make a sudden, sharp, distinct sound; crack, as a whip.
2. to click, as a mechanism or the jaws coming together.
3. to move, strike, shut, catch, etc., with a sharp sound, as a door or lid.
4. to break suddenly, esp. with a sharp, cracking sound.
5. to give way suddenly, as from strain.
6. to act or move with quick or abrupt motions of the body: to snap to attention.
7. to take snapshots.
8. to make a quick or sudden bite or grab (often fol. by at).
9. to speak quickly and sharply (often fol. by at).
10. to sparkle or flash, as the eyes.
v.t.
11. to seize or obtain with or as if with a quick bite or grab (often fol. by up): The bargains were snapped up.
12. to secure, judge, vote, etc., hastily: They snapped the bill through Congress.
13. to cause to make a sudden, sharp sound: to snap one's fingers.
14. to strike, shut, open, operate, etc., with a sharp sound or movement: to snap a lid down.
15. to say or utter in a quick, sharp manner (often fol. by out): to snap out a complaint.
16. to break suddenly, esp. with a cracking sound.
17. to take a snapshot of.
18. Building Trades. to transfer (a line) to a surface by means of a chalk line.
19. Football. to put (the ball) into play by handing or tossing it from the line of scrimmage to the quarterback or another member of the offensive backfield.
20. Hunting. to fire (a shot) quickly.
21. snap out of, to recover from.
n.
22. a quick, sudden action or movement, as the breaking of a twig.
23. a short, sharp sound, as that caused by breaking a twig.
24. a fastener in two pieces having a projection on one piece that snaps into a hole in the other, used esp. for holding parts of a garment together.
25. Informal. briskness, vigor, or energy.
26. a quick, sharp speech or manner of speaking.
27. a quick or sudden bite or grab.
28. something obtained by or as if by biting or grabbing.
29. a brittle cookie.
30. a snapshot.
31. Informal. an easy task, duty, etc.
32. Football. an act or instance of snapping the ball.
adj.
34. fastening or closing with a click or snap: a snap lock.
35. made, done, taken, etc., suddenly or offhand: a snap judgment.
36. easy or simple: a snap course.
adv.
37. in a brisk, sudden manner.
Idioms:
snap one's fingers at, to exhibit disdain for.
[1485–95; < Dutch or Low German snappen to bite, seize]

snap

  • chop - A snap with the jaws or mouth is a chop.
  • crepitation, crepitate, crepitant - Crepitation is the sounds of Rice Krispies cereal (snap, crackle, pop); crepitate or crepitant is "making a crackling sound."
  • oh snap - Also simply "snap"; an exclamation of dismay or disbelief, surprise, or joy.
  • snack - First meant "bite, snap (of a dog)," from a Dutch word meaning "to bite."

snap


Past participle: snapped
Gerund: snapping

Imperative
snap
snap
Present
I snap
you snap
he/she/it snaps
we snap
you snap
they snap
Preterite
I snapped
you snapped
he/she/it snapped
we snapped
you snapped
they snapped
Present Continuous
I am snapping
you are snapping
he/she/it is snapping
we are snapping
you are snapping
they are snapping
Present Perfect
I have snapped
you have snapped
he/she/it has snapped
we have snapped
you have snapped
they have snapped
Past Continuous
I was snapping
you were snapping
he/she/it was snapping
we were snapping
you were snapping
they were snapping
Past Perfect
I had snapped
you had snapped
he/she/it had snapped
we had snapped
you had snapped
they had snapped
Future
I will snap
you will snap
he/she/it will snap
we will snap
you will snap
they will snap
Future Perfect
I will have snapped
you will have snapped
he/she/it will have snapped
we will have snapped
you will have snapped
they will have snapped
Future Continuous
I will be snapping
you will be snapping
he/she/it will be snapping
we will be snapping
you will be snapping
they will be snapping
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been snapping
you have been snapping
he/she/it has been snapping
we have been snapping
you have been snapping
they have been snapping
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been snapping
you will have been snapping
he/she/it will have been snapping
we will have been snapping
you will have been snapping
they will have been snapping
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been snapping
you had been snapping
he/she/it had been snapping
we had been snapping
you had been snapping
they had been snapping
Conditional
I would snap
you would snap
he/she/it would snap
we would snap
you would snap
they would snap
Past Conditional
I would have snapped
you would have snapped
he/she/it would have snapped
we would have snapped
you would have snapped
they would have snapped

snap


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This occurs when a center quickly puts the ball in play from its position on the ground by passing it through his legs to a teammate behind.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snap - the act of catching an object with the handssnap - the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
touching, touch - the act of putting two things together with no space between them; "at his touch the room filled with lights"
fair catch - (American football) a catch of a punt on the fly by a defensive player who has signalled that he will not run and so should not be tackled
interception - (American football) the act of catching a football by a player on the opposing team
reception - (American football) the act of catching a pass in football; "the tight end made a great reception on the 20 yard line"
rebound - the act of securing possession of the rebounding basketball after a missed shot
shoestring catch - (baseball) a running catch made near the ground
interlock, interlocking, meshing, mesh - the act of interlocking or meshing; "an interlocking of arms by the police held the crowd in check"
2.snap - a spell of cold weather; "a cold snap in the middle of May"
while, spell, patch, piece - a period of indeterminate length (usually short) marked by some action or condition; "he was here for a little while"; "I need to rest for a piece"; "a spell of good weather"; "a patch of bad weather"
3.snap - tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
green bean - immature bean pod eaten as a vegetable
4.snap - a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
cookie, cooky, biscuit - any of various small flat sweet cakes (`biscuit' is the British term)
brandysnap - a gingersnap flavored with brandy
5.snap - 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"
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
6.snap - a sudden sharp noisesnap - a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"
noise - sound of any kind (especially unintelligible or dissonant sound); "he enjoyed the street noises"; "they heard indistinct noises of people talking"; "during the firework display that ended the gala the noise reached 98 decibels"
7.snap - a sudden breaking
break - the occurrence of breaking; "the break in the dam threatened the valley"
8.snap - the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost its snap"
physical property - any property used to characterize matter and energy and their interactions
resilience, resiliency - the physical property of a material that can return to its original shape or position after deformation that does not exceed its elastic limit
bounce, bounciness - the quality of a substance that is able to rebound
give, springiness, spring - the elasticity of something that can be stretched and returns to its original length
stretchability, stretchiness, stretch - the capacity for being stretched
toughness, temper - the elasticity and hardness of a metal object; its ability to absorb considerable energy before cracking
elasticity of shear - the elasticity of a body that has been pulled out of shape by a shearing force
9.snap - an informal photographsnap - an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera; "my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends"
photo, photograph, pic, exposure, picture - a representation of a person or scene in the form of a print or transparent slide; recorded by a camera on light-sensitive material
10.snap - a fastener used on clothingsnap - a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound; "children can manage snaps better than buttons"
fastening, holdfast, fastener, fixing - restraint that attaches to something or holds something in place
11.snap - any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
doddle - an easy task
project, task, undertaking, labor - any piece of work that is undertaken or attempted; "he prepared for great undertakings"
12.snap - 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"
movement, motility, motion, move - a change of position that does not entail a change of location; "the reflex motion of his eyebrows revealed his surprise"; "movement is a sign of life"; "an impatient move of his hand"; "gastrointestinal motility"
13.snap - (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back; "the quarterback fumbled the snap"
toss, flip, pass - (sports) the act of throwing the ball to another member of your team; "the pass was fumbled"
American football, American football game - a game played by two teams of 11 players on a rectangular field 100 yards long; teams try to get possession of the ball and advance it across the opponents goal line in a series of (running or passing) plays
Verb1.snap - utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"
mouth, speak, talk, verbalise, verbalize, utter - express in speech; "She talks a lot of nonsense"; "This depressed patient does not verbalize"
2.snap - separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
disunite, separate, part, divide - force, take, or pull apart; "He separated the fighting children"; "Moses parted the Red Sea"
lacerate - cut or tear irregularly
rend, rip, rive, pull - tear or be torn violently; "The curtain ripped from top to bottom"; "pull the cooked chicken into strips"
rip up, shred, tear up - tear into shreds
3.snap - break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The pipe snapped"
come apart, break, split up, fall apart, separate - become separated into pieces or fragments; "The figurine broke"; "The freshly baked loaf fell apart"
4.snap - move or strike with a noise; "he clicked on the light"; "his arm was snapped forward"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
5.snap - close with a snapping motion; "The lock snapped shut"
close, shut - move so that an opening or passage is obstructed; make shut; "Close the door"; "shut the window"
6.snap - make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped"
sound, go - make a certain noise or sound; "She went `Mmmmm'"; "The gun went `bang'"
7.snap - move with a snapping sound; "bullets snapped past us"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
8.snap - to grasp hastily or eagerly; "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"
clutch, prehend, seize - take hold of; grab; "The sales clerk quickly seized the money on the counter"; "She clutched her purse"; "The mother seized her child by the arm"; "Birds of prey often seize small mammals"
swoop up, swoop - seize or catch with a swooping motion
snaffle, snap up, grab - get hold of or seize quickly and easily; "I snapped up all the good buys during the garage sale"
9.snap - put in play with a snap; "snap a football"
hit - cause to move by striking; "hit a ball"
10.snap - cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers"
move - move so as to change position, perform a nontranslational motion; "He moved his hand slightly to the right"
11.snap - lose control of one's emotions; "When she heard that she had not passed the exam, she lost it completely"; "When her baby died, she snapped"
behave, act, do - behave in a certain manner; show a certain behavior; conduct or comport oneself; "You should act like an adult"; "Don't behave like a fool"; "What makes her do this way?"; "The dog acts ferocious, but he is really afraid of people"
dissolve - lose control emotionally; "She dissolved into tears when she heard that she had lost all her savings in the pyramid scheme"
die - be brought to or as if to the point of death by an intense emotion such as embarrassment, amusement, or shame; "I was dying with embarrassment when my little lie was discovered"; "We almost died laughing during the show"
fall apart, go to pieces - lose one's emotional or mental composure; "She fell apart when her only child died"
12.snap - bring the jaws together; "he snapped indignantly"
bite, seize with teeth - to grip, cut off, or tear with or as if with the teeth or jaws; "Gunny invariably tried to bite her"
13.snap - record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
photography, picture taking - the act of taking and printing photographs
record, enter, put down - make a record of; set down in permanent form
film, shoot, take - make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
retake - photograph again; "Please retake that scene"
x-ray - take an x-ray of something or somebody; "The doctor x-rayed my chest"

snap

verb
1. break, split, crack, separate, fracture, give way, come apart The brake pedal had just snapped.
2. pop, click, crackle He snapped the cap on his ballpoint.
3. speak sharply, bark, lash out at, flash, retort, snarl, growl, fly off the handle at (informal), jump down (someone's) throat (informal) I'm sorry, I didn't mean to snap at you.
4. lose your temper, crack, lose it (informal), freak (informal), crack up, freak out (informal), fly off the handle, lose your cool, blow your top He finally snapped when she prevented their children from visiting one weekend.
5. bite at, bite, nip The poodle yapped and snapped at our legs.
6. photograph, capture on film, take a photograph of, get a photograph of the paparazzi's repeated attempts to snap a royal
noun
1. crack, pop, crash, report, burst, explosion, clap Every minute or so I could hear a snap, a crack and a crash as another tree went down.
2. pop, crack, smack, whack He shut the book with a snap and stood up.
3. photograph, photo, picture, shot, print, slide, snapshot a snap my mother took last year
4. spell, period, interval, run, stretch, patch a cold snap in the middle of spring
adjective
1. instant, immediate, hurried, sudden, quick, abrupt, spur-of-the-moment, unpremeditated I think this is too important for a snap decision.
snap out of it (Informal) get over it, recover, cheer up, perk up, liven up, pull yourself together (informal), get a grip on yourself Come on, snap out of it!
snap something up grab, seize, take advantage of, swoop down on, pounce upon, avail yourself of a queue of people waiting to snap up the bargains

snap

verb
1. To make a light, sharp noise:
2. To make a sudden sharp, explosive noise:
3. To give way mentally and emotionally:
break (down), collapse, crack.
Informal: crack up, fold.
4. To grasp at (something) eagerly, forcibly, and abruptly with the jaws:
5. To speak abruptly and sharply:
Idioms: bite someone's head off, snap someone's head off.
6. To move or cause to move with a sudden abrupt motion:
noun
1. A light, sharp noise:
2. A sudden sharp, explosive noise:
3. A sudden motion, such as a pull:
4. Informal. A quality of active mental and physical forcefulness:
5. An easily accomplished task:
Informal: breeze.
Slang: duck soup.
adjective
1. Spoken, performed, or composed with little or no preparation or forethought:
Informal: off-the-cuff.
2. Informal. Posing no difficulty:
Translations
إرتِجالي، مُتَسَرِّعإلتِقاط صورَهقَصْم، كَسْرلُعْبَةٌ من ألعاب الوَرَقيُخاطِب بِسُرْعَه وَغَضَب
chňapatcvaknoutkaretní hranáhlýprasknutí
knækkerapsnapsnappesnapshot
hermohetkikeksinappausnapsahdus
puknuti
bekattanelpattantodamondsnapszliutánakap
brjóta, smellafljótfærnislegurglefsahreyta út úr sérleikur leikinn á spil
ポキッと折る
(...을) 딱 부러트리다
atšautigrybšteltikrimsteltinesnaudžiantisnučiupti
aizcirstiesatcirstcirtienskamptkāršu spēle
kartová hrapraskotzaklapnúť
hlastnitiposnetekpretrgati setleskatizabrusiti
bryta av
ขาดหรือแตกอย่างฉับพลัน
aceleye getirilenbastıbirdenbire ...-mekçabukkapmak
đớp

snap

[snæp]
A. N
1. (= sound) → golpe m, ruido m seco; [of sth breaking, of whip, of fingers] → chasquido m
it shut with a snapse cerró de golpe, se cerró con un ruido seco
2. (= photograph) → foto f
to take a snap of sbsacar una foto de algn
these are our holiday snapséstas son las fotos de nuestras vacaciones
3. (= short period) a cold snapuna ola de frío
4. (= attempt to bite) the dog made a snap at the biscuitel perro se lanzó sobre la galleta
5. (= energy) → vigor m, energía f
put some snap into it!¡menearse!
6. it's a snap (US) (= easy) → eso está tirado, es muy fácil
B. ADJ (= sudden) → repentino, sin aviso
snap decisiondecisión f instantánea
snap answerrespuesta f sin pensar, respuesta f instantánea
snap judgementjuicio m instantáneo
C. VT
1. (= break) → partir, quebrar (esp LAm)
2. (= click) → chasquear
to snap one's fingerschasquear los dedos
to snap one's fingers at sb/sth (fig) → burlarse de algn/algo
to snap a box shutcerrar una caja de golpe
to snap sth into placecolocar algo con un golpe seco
3. "be quiet!" she snapped-¡cállate! -espetó ella enojada
4. (Phot) → sacar una foto de
D. VI
1. (= break) [elastic] → romperse
the branch snappedla rama se partió
2. (= make sound) [whip] → chasquear
it snapped shutse cerró de golpe
to snap into placemeterse de golpe
3. to snap at sb [person] → regañar a algn; [dog] → intentar morder a algn
don't snap at me!¡a mí no me hables en ese tono!
4. (= move energetically) she snapped into actionechó a trabajar en seguida
E. ADV snap!¡crac!
to go snaphacer crac
F. EXCL¡lo mismo!; (= me too) → ¡yo también!
G. CPD snap fastener N (US) → cierre m (automático)
snap back VI + ADV to snap back at sbcontestar or hablar bruscamente a algn
snap off
A. VT + ADVseparar, quebrar
to snap sb's head off (fig) → regañarle a algn, echarle un rapapolvo a algn
B. VI + ADV it snapped offse desprendió, se partió
snap out
A. VI + ADV to snap out of sth [+ gloom, lethargy] → sacudirse algo; [+ self-pity] → dejarse de algo; [+ bad temper] → quitarse algo de encima
snap out of it! [+ gloom etc] → ¡anímate!; [+ bad temper] → ¡alegra esa cara!
B. VT + ADV [+ question, order etc] → soltar, espetar (con brusquedad)
snap up VT + ADV to snap up a bargain (fig) → agarrar una ganga
our stock was snapped up at oncenuestras existencias quedaron agotadas al instante

snap

[ˈsnæp]
n
(= sharp sound) → bruit m sec (= sound of something breaking) → craquement m
The snap of a twig broke the silence → Le craquement d'une brindille a déchiré le silence.
(= photograph) → photo f, instantané m
holiday snaps → photos fpl de vacances
(= game) sorte de jeu de bataille
adj [judgement] → hâtif/ive
to make a snap decision → prendre une décision hâtive
it was a snap decision (= I decided immediately) → je me suis décidé tout d'un coup
a snap election → une élection anticipée
vt
(= break) → casser d'un coup sec
He snapped the pencil → Il a cassé le crayon d'un coup sec.
to snap sth in half → casser qch en deux
to snap one's fingers → claquer des doigts
to snap sth shut → fermer qch d'un coup sec
(= photograph) → prendre une photo de
(= say angrily) [person] → dire d'un ton brusque
"That's enough!" she snapped → "Ça suffit!," dit-elle d'un ton brusque.
vi
(= break) → céder (= break cleanly) → se casser net (= make noise) → se casser avec un bruit sec
The branch snapped → La branche a cédé.
I heard something snap → J'ai entendu le bruit sec de quelque chose qui se cassait.
[person] (= lose control) → craquer
(= speak angrily) to snap at sb → parler d'un ton brusque à qn
[dog] → essayer de mordre
to snap at sb/sth → essayer de mordre qn/qch
[trap, jaws, bag] to snap shut → se refermer brusquement
to snap open → s'ouvrir brusquement
snap off
vt sep (= break) → casser
snap up
vt sep [+ offer] → sauter sur, saisirsnap fastener n (US) (on clothes)bouton-pression m; (on handbag, bracelet)fermoir msnap-on [ˈsnæpɒn] adj [hood, lining] → amovible (avec boutons-pression)

snap

n
(= sound)Schnappen nt; (with fingers) → Schnippen nt, → Schnalzen nt; (of sth breaking)Knacken nt; (= click)Klicken nt; (of whip)Knall m
(= fastener)Druckknopf m
(Phot) → Schnappschuss m
(Cards) → ˜ Schnippschnapp nt
(inf, = vigour) → Schwung m; put a bit of snap into itmach ein bisschen zackig! (inf)
(Brit: = biscuit) → Plätzchen nt
cold snapKälteeinbruch m
(US inf: = cinch) it’s a snapdas ist ein Kinderspiel or ein Klacks (inf)
adj
attrplötzlich, spontan; snap voteBlitzabstimmung f
(US inf: = easy) → kinderleicht
adv to go snap (= make sound)schnapp machen; (sth breaking) → knacken; (= break)(knackend) entzweibrechen
interj I bought a green one — snap! (Brit inf) → ich hab mir ein grünes gekauft — ich auch!
vt
fingersschnipsen or schnalzen mit; whipknallen mit; to snap a book shutein Buch zuklappen; to snap a purse shutein Portemonnaie zuschnappen lassen; he snapped the lid downer ließ den Deckel runterklappen; to snap something into placeetw einschnappen lassen; to snap one’s fingers at somebody/something (fig)auf jdn/etw pfeifen (inf)
(= break)zerbrechen, entzweibrechen; bonebrechen
(also snap out) to snap an orderbellend etwas befehlen; she snapped a few words at the childrensie pfiff die Kinder an
(Phot) → knipsen
vi
(= click)(zu)schnappen, einschnappen; (= crack, break)entzweibrechen, zerbrechen; (of whip)knallen; to snap shutzuschnappen; my patience finally snappeddann ist mir aber der Geduldsfaden gerissen
(= speak sharply)bellen (inf), → schnappen (inf); to snap at somebodyjdn anpfeifen or anschnauzen (inf); there’s no need to snapdu brauchst nicht gleich so zu schnauzen!
(of dog, fish etc, fig) → schnappen (at nach)
to snap to attentionzackig Haltung annehmen; snap to it!mach ’n bisschen zackig! (inf)
(inf: = crack up) → durchdrehen (inf); something snapped (in him)da hat (bei ihm) etwas ausgehakt (inf)

snap

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snap decision
snapdragon
nLöwenmaul nt
snap fastener
nDruckknopf m
snap hook
snap lock

snap

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snap ring
snapshot

snap

[snæp]
1. n
a. (sound, action, of sth breaking, closing) → colpo secco; (of fingers) → schiocco
a cold snap (fam) → un'improvvisa ondata di freddo
the dog made a snap at the biscuit → il cane ha cercato di afferrare il biscotto
with a snap of one's fingers → schioccando le dita
b. (Cards) → rubamazzo
c. (fam) (photo) → foto f inv
2. adj (sudden, strike) → selvaggio/a; (answer, judgement) → immediato/a; (decision) → repentino/a
3. vt
a. (break) → spezzare di netto
b. (fingers) → schioccare
to snap one's fingers at sb/sth (fig) → infischiarsi di qn/qc
to snap a box shut → chiudere una scatola di colpo
c. "be quiet!", she snapped"sta' zitto!", sbottò
4. vi
a. (break, elastic) → spezzarsi
b. (whip) → schioccare
it snapped shut → si chiuse di scatto
to snap back into place → scattare di nuovo a posto
everything snapped into place (fig) → tutto fu chiaro
c. to snap at sb (dog) → cercare di mordere qn; (person) → rivolgersi a qn con tono brusco
snap off vt + advrompere con un colpo secco
to snap sb's head off (fig) → aggredire qn
snap out
1. vi + adv snap out of it! (fam) → non lasciarti andare!
2. vt + adv (order) → dare bruscamente
snap up vt + advafferrare
to snap up a bargain (fig) → accaparrarsi un affare, non lasciarsi sfuggire un affare

snap

(snӕp) past tense, past participle snapped verb
1. (with at) to make a biting movement, to try to grasp with the teeth. The dog snapped at his ankles.
2. to break with a sudden sharp noise. He snapped the stick in half; The handle of the cup snapped off.
3. to (cause to) make a sudden sharp noise, in moving etc. The lid snapped shut.
4. to speak in a sharp especially angry way. `Mind your own business!' he snapped.
5. to take a photograph of. He snapped the children playing in the garden.
noun
1. (the noise of) an act of snapping. There was a loud snap as his pencil broke.
2. a photograph; a snapshot. He wanted to show us his holiday snaps.
3. a kind of simple card game. They were playing snap.
adjective
done, made etc quickly. a snap decision.
ˈsnappy adjective
1. irritable; inclined to snap. He is always rather snappy on a Monday morning.
2. quick; prompt. You'll have to be snappy if you're catching that bus!
3. smart. He's certainly a snappy dresser.
ˈsnappily adverb
ˈsnappiness noun
ˈsnapshot noun
a photograph taken quickly and without a lot of equipment. That's a good snapshot of the children playing in the garden.
snap one's fingers
to make a sharp noise by moving the thumb quickly across the top joint of the middle finger, as an informal gesture eg to attract someone's attention, mark the rhythm in music etc.
snap up
to grab eagerly. I saw this bargain in the shop and snapped it up straight away; The bargains were snapped up.

snap

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snap

n. chasquido, ruido cardíaco relacionado con la apertura de una válvula del corazón, gen. la válvula mitral;
opening ______ de apertura.
References in classic literature ?
Laurie did not see, for he was carefully skating along the shore, sounding the ice, for a warm spell had preceded the cold snap.
When I have killed him something will snap within myself and I will die also.
More than once he could distinguish their footsteps, as they brushed the sassafras, causing the faded leaves to rustle, and the branches to snap.
But it was, perhaps, proof of the agency of other than spiritual fingers, that, after a few touches, the chords seemed to snap asunder with their own vibrations, and the music ceased.
Then, he thought, how soon he 'd turn his back upon the old schoolhouse; snap his fingers in the face of Hans Van Ripper, and every other niggardly patron, and kick any itinerant pedagogue out of doors that should dare to call him comrade!
I call it relief, though it was only the relief that a snap brings to a strain or the burst of a thunderstorm to a day of suffocation.
This is the sort of weather when brave hearts snap ashore, and keeled hulls split at sea.
One day he was at this game, and did not know that the master was in the next field; but he was there, watching what was going on; over the hedge he jumped in a snap, and catching Dick by the arm, he gave him such a box on the ear as made him roar with the pain and surprise.
Softly, softly; don't thee snap and snarl, friend," said Phineas, as Tom winced and pushed his hand away.
Soon the big gray wolves came, and hung around, and you could hear them snarl, and snap at each other, but you couldn't see anything of them except their eyes, which shone in the dark like sparks and stars.
Pretty soon I heard a twig snap down in the dark amongst the trees -- something was a stirring.
When they had got to within five steps of the snorer, Tom stepped on a stick, and it broke with a sharp snap.