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noun snap pronunciation in British English /snæp/
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  1. 1
    [singular] a short loud noise, made especially by something breaking or closing

    The lid closed with a snap.

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  2. 2
    [countable] British informal a photograph taken without the use of professional equipment
  3. 3
    [uncountable] a simple card game in which players put down cards in piles and try to be the first to shout ‘snap’ when there are two cards that are the same
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    a northern English dialect word for food, especially food that is taken to work to be eaten at lunchtime

    When you’re a miner, you have seven yards [of coal seam] to cut, so you’d get five yards under your belt, then have your snap knowing there were only two left.

    Submitted from United Kingdom on 04/05/2015

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