[noun] the act of catching an object with the hands; "Mays made the catch with his back to the plate"; "he made a grab for the ball before it landed"; "Martin's snatch at the bridle failed and the horse raced away"; "the infielder's snap and throw was a single motion"
Synonyms: catch, grab, snatch
[noun] a spell of cold weather; "a cold snap in the middle of May"
[noun] tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
[noun] a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
Synonyms: gingerginger ginger nut
[noun] the noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand; "servants appeared at the snap of his fingers"
[noun] a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"
Synonyms: crack, cracking
[noun] a sudden breaking
[noun] the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost its snap"
[noun] an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera; "my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends"
Synonyms: shot, shot
[noun] a fastener used on clothing; fastens with a snapping sound; "children can manage snaps better than buttons"
Synonyms: fastener, press stud
[noun] any undertaking that is easy to do; "marketing this product will be no picnic"
Synonyms: cinch, breeze, picnic, duck soup, child's play, pushover, walkover, piece of cake
[noun] the act of snapping the fingers; movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand; "he gave his fingers a snap"
[noun] (American football) putting the ball in play by passing it (between the legs) to a back; "the quarterback fumbled the snap"
[verb] utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerky snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"
[verb] separate or cause to separate abruptly; "The rope snapped"; "tear the paper"
Synonyms: tear, rupture, bust
[verb] break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The rope snapped"
[verb] move or strike with a noise; "he clicked on the light"; "his arm was snapped forward"
[verb] snap close with a sound; "The lock snapped shut"
[verb] make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped"
[verb] move with a snapping sound; "bullets snapped past us"
[verb] to grasp hastily or eagerly; "Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone"
Synonyms: snatch, snatch up
[verb] put in play with a snap; "snap a football"
[verb] cause to make a snapping sound; "snap your fingers"
Synonyms: click, flick
[verb] lose control of one's emotions; "When she heard that she had not passed the exam, she lost it completely"; "When her baby died, she snapped"
Synonyms: break down, lose it
[verb] record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
Synonyms: photograph, shoot
rend, rip, rive, pull
shred, tear up, rip up
swoop, swoop up
fall apart, go to pieces
mesh, meshing, interlock, interlocking
give, spring, springiness
stretch, stretchiness, stretchability
elasticity of shear