Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The practice of making snap shots. See snap, a.

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Examples

  • The three had kindly devoted the morning to me, for this photographic-themed family outing (basically, the kids agreed to tag along and play in the snow, while I tip-toed up and down the icy streets snap-shooting; it was Jean-Marc's job to navigate).

    Kindness of strangers

  • As his hand finally closed upon it, second finger on trigger and forefinger laid past the cylinder and along the barrel, he wondered what luck he would have at left-handed snap-shooting.

    A SON OF THE SUN

  • The three had kindly devoted the morning to me, for this photographic-themed family outing basically, the kids agreed to tag along and play in the snow, while I tip-toed up and down the icy streets snap-shooting; it was Jean-Marc's job to navigate.

    Kindness of strangers

  • Point-shooting, aka instinctive, snap-shooting, hip-shooting, Quick Skill, Quick Kill, etc. is a method that doesn't use traditional sights.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • They fired back, snap-shooting through the rain, and the evening swallowed him.

    Seven Pillars of Wisdom

  • Crouching, firing, moving, shifting and snap-shooting, oblivious to the drama of Fielder and Sueter behind him, intent only on the sappers in the trench, it seemed for a moment that he might make it.

    The Village

  • This type of training led to the probability of a hit in combat, whereas snap-shooting, spraying, and fire volume assured only the possibility of a hit.

    ONE SHOT-ONE KILL

  • But stand his iron nerve and fatal snap-shooting the thugs could not.

    The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier

  • The hand skilled to catch the one possible instant when the wide, circling loop of the lariat may be successfully thrown, and the eye and finger trained to accurate snap-shooting, do not well go with a mind likely to be long in reaching a resolution or slow to execute one.

    The Red-Blooded Heroes of the Frontier

  • For the next several minutes the two indulged in snap-shooting, firing at the slightest sound or movement; then the mysterious stranger suddenly ceased firing.

    Grace Harlowe's Overland Riders on the Great American Desert

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