either of two large, edible, freshwater turtles of the family Chelydridae, of North and Central America, having a large head and powerful hooked jaws, especially the common snapping turtle, Chelydra serpentina.
any large aggressive North American river turtle of the family Chelydridae, esp Chelydra serpentina (common snapping turtle), having powerful hooked jaws and a rough shell Also called snapper
adjective 1. apt to snap or bite, as a dog. 2. disposed to speak or reply in an impatient or irritable manner. 3. impatiently or irritably sharp; curt: a snappish reply.
adjective, snappier, snappiest. 1. apt to snap or bite; snappish, as a dog. 2. impatient or irritable, as a person or a reply. 3. snapping or crackling in sound, as a fire. 4. quick or sudden in action or performance. 5. Informal. crisp, smart, lively, brisk, etc.: Only snappy people get ahead in this world. […]
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hardware (registered trademark) A frame grabber for the IBM PC designed and marketed by Play, Inc.. (1997-07-11)
verb (used with object) 1. to put (an airplane) through the maneuver of a snap roll. verb (used without object) 2. to execute a snap roll. noun, Aeronautics. 1. a maneuver in which an airplane makes a rapid and complete revolution about its longitudinal axis while maintaining approximately level flight. noun 1. a manoeuvre in […]