Definition of snippet
: a small part, piece, or thing; especially : a brief quotable passage
Examples of snippet in a Sentence
snippets from the author's newest novel
read them a snippet of his latest poem
Recent Examples of snippet from the Web
Because typing Chinese characters is more laborious than Western ones, people also tend to use voice-recognition services more often than in the West, so firms have more voice snippets with which to improve speech offerings.
Or, certainly, some part of Hamlet: snippets from the seven famous soliloquies, a brooding man holding a skull, Reviving Ophelia.
One snippet of overheard conversation suggested things had not gone well.
The free Seeing AI app, available for iOS, can read out short snippets of text, describe people, identify products and currency denominations, and take a stab at identifying the objects in a person’s surroundings.
A Ghost Story has a keen understanding of the human obsession with things, with details, with tiny snippets of memories—
Instead, the researchers compared around 20,000 mitochondrial DNA snippets from their bone sample with the mitochondrial genomes of horses, rhinos, tapirs and wild llamas.
More than 100 readers share the duty, reading snippets as a camera provides close-ups of their faces.
This phenomenon, the official said, often results in people around the president hearing snippets of his internal monologue and taking it as gospel.
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Origin and Etymology of snippet
First Known Use: 1664See Words from the same year
SNIPPET Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of snippet for English Language Learners
: a small piece of information or news
: a small part of something (such as a piece of music, a conversation, etc.)
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