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snap·shot

 (snăp′shŏt′)
n.
1. A photograph usually taken with a small handheld camera.
2. An isolated observation: a sociopolitical snapshot of the electorate.

snapshot

(ˈsnæpˌʃɒt)
n
(Photography) an informal photograph taken with a simple camera. Often shortened to: snap

snap•shot

(ˈsnæpˌʃɒt)

n.
1. an informal photograph, esp. one taken by a hand-held camera.
2. a quick shot fired by a hunter without deliberate aim.
3. a brief appraisal, summary, or profile.
[1800–10]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snapshot - an informal photographsnapshot - 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
Translations
لَقْطَةٌ فُوتُوغَرَافِيَةلَقْطَةٌ فوتوغرافِيَّه
momentka
fotosnapshot
tilannekuva
snimak
pillanatfelvétel
skyndi-/tækifærismynd
スナップ写真
스냅 사진
momentka
fotografi
การถ่ายภาพอย่างรวดเร็ว
enstantaneşipşak fotoğraf
ảnh chụp nhanh

snapshot

[ˈsnæpʃɒt] N (Phot) → foto f

snapshot

[ˈsnæpʃɒt] nphoto f, instantané m

snapshot

[ˈsnæpˌʃɒt] n (Phot) → istantanea

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.

snapshot

لَقْطَةٌ فُوتُوغَرَافِيَة momentka foto Schnappschuss φωτογραφικό στιγμιότυπο foto instantánea tilannekuva photo snimak istantanea スナップ写真 스냅 사진 snapshot øyeblikksbilde zdjęcie migawkowe instantâneo снимок fotografi การถ่ายภาพอย่างรวดเร็ว enstantane ảnh chụp nhanh 快照
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