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snapshot

[ snap-shot ]
/ 藞sn忙p藢蕛蓲t /
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noun
an informal photograph, especially one taken quickly by a handheld camera.
Hunting. a quick shot taken without deliberate aim.
Informal. a brief appraisal, summary, or profile.
verb (used with or without object), snap路shot or snap路shot路ted, snap路shot路ting.
to photograph informally and quickly.
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Origin of snapshot

1800鈥10 for def. 2; 1860鈥65 for def. 1; snap (in the sense 鈥渄one suddenly or casually鈥) + shot1
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British Dictionary definitions for snapshot (1 of 2)

snapshot
/ (藞sn忙p藢蕛蓲t) /

noun
an informal photograph taken with a simple cameraOften shortened to: snap

British Dictionary definitions for snapshot (2 of 2)

snap shot

noun
sport a sudden, fast shot at goal
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition 漏 William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 漏 HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
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