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Idioms for snap

Origin of snap

First recorded in 1485–95; from Middle Dutch or Middle Low German snappen “to bite, seize”
snapless, adjectivesnap·pa·ble, adjectivesnap·ping·ly, adverb
schnapps, snaps

Definition for snap (2 of 2)

SNAP
[ snap ]
/ snæp /

noun

Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program: a federal program for low-income Americans that provides them with electronically deposited benefits to pay for food, as at grocery stores or markets.
See also food stamp.

Origin of SNAP

First recorded in 2005–10
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British Dictionary definitions for snap

See also snap up
snapless, adjectivesnappable, adjective
C15: from Middle Low German or Middle Dutch snappen to seize; related to Old Norse snapa to snuffle
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012

Medical definitions for snap

snap
[ snăp ]

n.

A short sharp sound; a click. Used especially of cardiac sounds.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
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