snapshot

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noun snap·shot \ˈsnap-ˌshät\

Definition of snapshot

  1. 1 :  a casual photograph made typically by an amateur with a small handheld camera

  2. 2 :  an impression or view of something brief or transitory <a snapshot of life back then>

Examples of snapshot in a sentence

  1. <fans excitedly took snapshots of the rock star as he dashed into the hotel>

1890

First Known Use of snapshot

1890


SNAPSHOT Defined for English Language Learners

snapshot

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noun snap·shot \ˈsnap-ˌshät\

Definition of snapshot for English Language Learners

  • : an informal photograph that is taken quickly

  • : a quick view or a small amount of information that tells you a little about what someone or something is like


SNAPSHOT Defined for Kids

snapshot

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noun snap·shot \ˈsnap-ˌshät\

Definition of snapshot for Students

  1. :  a photograph taken usually with an inexpensive hand-held camera



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