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snip·pet

 (snĭp′ĭt)
n.
1. A bit, scrap, or morsel: "sparkling black bass ... strewn with snippets of coriander and basil" (Gael Greene).
2. Informal A small or mischievous person.
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snippet

(ˈsnɪpɪt)
n
a small scrap or fragment
[C17: from snip + -et]
ˈsnippetiness n
ˈsnippety adj
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snip•pet

(ˈsnɪp ɪt)

n.
1. a small bit, scrap, or fragment: snippets of information.
[1655–65]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.snippet - a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)snippet - a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)
piece - a separate part of a whole; "an important piece of the evidence"
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snippet

noun piece, scrap, fragment, part, particle, snatch, shred I read a snippet she had cut from a magazine.
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Translations
قُصاصَه
úryvek
stump
pätkä
glefsa
snutt
kısa bir bölümufak parça

snippet

[ˈsnɪpɪt] N [of cloth, paper] → pedacito m, recorte m; [of information, conversation etc] → retazo m, fragmento m
"Snippets" (= heading in press etc) → Breves, Noticias Breves
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snippet

[ˈsnɪpɪt] nbribes fpl
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snippet

nStückchen nt; (of paper also)Schnipsel m or nt; (of information)(Bruch)stück nt; snippets of (a) conversationGesprächsfetzen pl
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snippet

[ˈsnɪpɪt] n (of cloth, paper) → ritaglio; (of information, conversation) → frammento
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snip

(snip) past tense, past participle snipped verb
to cut sharply, especially with a single quick action, with scissors etc. I snipped off two inches of thread.
noun
1. a cut with scissors. With a snip of her scissors she cut a hole in the cloth.
2. a small piece cut off. The floor was covered in snips of paper.
3. a bargain. It's a snip at $3!
ˈsnippet (-pit) noun
a little piece, especially of information, gossip etc. a snippet of news.
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References in classic literature ?
She went round the farm- garden, nibbling off snippets of all the different sorts of herbs that are used for stuffing roast duck.
If detected, we may opt not to show a featured snippet," said Sullivan.
This kind of query term highlighting strategy is adopted in both snippet contents and result titles (see Figure 1 for some examples).
KATIE Price has shocked everyone by reviving her music career - and she's released a large snippet of a new song.
Various snippet options offered are for Main Title & Upper Banner, Home Slider, About Us, Special Feature, Emphasized services, Newsletter Subscription, Fact Sheet & skills, Contact Us, Why Choose, Testimonial, etc.
The three-judge panel said the "snippet view" Google offers readers amounts to no more than 16 percent of a typical book and "does not threaten the rights holders with any significant harm to the value of their copyrights or diminish their harvest of copyright revenues." As such, the judges said, the snippets are "fair use" and aren't "effectively competing substitutes for plaintiffs' books."
The video editing tool now available within the Radio-Assist 8.2 interface complements the software's Snippet and Snippet+ audio editing tools.
In modern search engine, if a user searches for a web page by keywords, the search engine will return the name, URI, and a small query-biased snippet for each matched page.
The aim of the presented Snippet System is to provide new facilities for the creation and management of documents and in particular to overcome said limitations of existing systems [12].
"We ve enhanced the search snippet with two new features that make it easier to find information buried deep within a page," Chris Kern of Google s Snippet Team wrote in a blog post.
Now, Elizabeth Hammock and Larry Young of Emory University's Yerkes National Primate Research Center in Atlanta report on snippet variations within the prairie vole species itself.
The dance hail reggae artist Sean Paul recently sold more copies of a digital snippet of his song "Get Busy" than the CD single.