any of various kinds of metal rings that must be forced open to be used and snap back into place to make a snug fit.
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- snap judgment,
- snap link,
- snap one's fingers at,
- snap out of,
- snap pea,
- snap roll,
- snap shot,
- snap someone's head off,
- snap the whip,
- snap to
Origin of snap ring
First recorded in 1900–05
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mountaineering another name for karabiner
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