Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Small stout hand-shears for workers in sheet-metal.
- n. Plural form of snip.
- n. shears; hand tools used to cut sheet metal and other tough webs
- v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of snip.
- n. (plural) hand shears for cutting sheet metal
“Then use something like tin snips or large pruning shears and cut down the spin. then, just like a deer, cape the hide off the meat. then, just like a deer remove the back straps.”
“With a pair of huge tin snips, Ron snapped off the clips as I collected them.”
“Other great reads from the Blogospheres (just "snips" - read in their entirety, please - if they weren't must reads, I wouldn't be linking to them):”
“(link) I've been reading the book in snips of time.”
“The upgrade required tin snips to fit the back port mask, and completely fubar’ed my IDE chain.”
“I've noticed that at least some manufacturers are putting cuts into the clamshells, so that you can rip them open with your bare hands, instead of having to resort to tin snips.”
“The researchers conducted a genome-wide association study and found several polymorphisms - single-letter DNA alterations - also known as "SNPs or" snips "- associated with reduced hemoglobin levels.”
“I set it down in the "snips" file I'd started yesterday.”
“Throughout our 6 billion bits of genetic code, there are millions of SNPs (pronounced "snips"), and some untold number of those play a role in our predilection for disease.”
“[Summize is] a new type of search engine that crawls & analyzes user reviews of brands, consumer products, politicians, actresses or musicians, & presents the results as visual summaries or "snips", together with a bar chart of the "buzz" over time. the resulting color bars show the sentiment of these reviews[...]”
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