Definitions

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • a. & n. from snap, v.
  • (Zoöl.) See Snap beetle, under Snap.
  • (Zoöl.) See Alligator snapper, under Alligator.

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  • verb Present participle of snap.

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Examples

  • Her eyes were still closed, but in her mind she clearly saw a ribbon of transparent green snapping from the bracelet on her hand.

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  • Marie-Françoise's example, I begin snapping up stems from the base of the lavender buissons* which line our driveway.

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  • Marie-Françoise's example, I begin snapping up stems from the base of the lavender buissons* which line our driveway.

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  • Marie-Françoise's example, I begin snapping up stems from the base of the lavender buissons* which line our driveway.

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  • Marie-Françoise's example, I begin snapping up stems from the base of the lavender buissons* which line our driveway.

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  • Steen raced down the left side and pulled the puck past Nashville defenseman Dan Hamhuis and whipped a pass into the slot, where Crombeen made no mistake in snapping a shot high over the glove of goalie Pekka Rinne, who was 6-0 this season and 7-1 in his career.

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  • Recchi savored his role in snapping Pittsburgh's winning streak.

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  • The Bobcats had a 50-37 rebounding advantage in snapping a five-game losing streak.

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  • One would barely beat the other, sometimes by a matter of hours, in snapping up an arcane volume of lettering.

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  • DiPietro was perfect in snapping the Lightning's 10-game road run of earning at least one point (7-0-3).

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