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snap viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (break with noise)spezzarsi v rif
 The branch snapped under the weight of the fruit.
snap [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (break with noise)spezzare vtr
 Mary was holding a twig in her hands and she snapped it.
snap viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (close with click sound)chiudersi a scatto v rif
 Natalie turned the key and heard the lock snap.
snap viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (make cracking sound)strapparsi v rif
 Philip flicked the rope so that it snapped.
snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (breaking noise)scatto, schianto nm
 Trevor looked round when he heard the snap of a twig behind him.
snap viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (attempting to bite)azzannare vtr
 The dog was growling and snapping. The horse snapped at Linda's hand.
snap at [sb] vi + prep (speak sharply or angrily to)parlare con asprezza a qlcn vi
  aggredire qlcn verbalmente vtr
 I know you're frustrated, but that doesn't give you an excuse to snap at me like that.
snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (sharp sound)schiocco nm
 The snap of the whip scared the horse.
snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (quick photo) (foto)scatto nm
 Uncle Bob showed us his holiday snaps.
 
Additional Translations
snap adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (done quickly)rapido agg
  alla svelta loc avv
 He made a snap decision to move to the city, but it worked out well.
snap adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (done easily)facile, facilissimo agg
 The interview was a snap assignment because she already knew the interviewee.
Snap! interjinterjection: Exclamation--for example, "Oh no!" "Wow!" (to say two things are the same)idem inter
 "I have three older brothers," said Jessica. "Snap!" exclaimed Sandra, who also had three older brothers.
snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (fastener for clothes)bottone automatico nm
 The skirt fastened with a snap.
snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (finger noise)schiocco nm
 Alan tried to attract the waiter's attention with a snap of his fingers.
snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (weather: cold)breve periodo nm
 Wendy had to turn the heating back on, due to a sudden cold snap.
snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] done easily) (informale)bazzecola nf
  (colloquiale)cavolata nf
  (figurato: facile impresa)passeggiata nf
 Finding a parking place was a snap.
snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. UK (card game) (gioco con le carte)snap nm
 Snap is a game for two players; each player has a pile of cards that they turn over and you win tricks by being the first person to shout snap when both of you turn over a card of equal value.
snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (jaws: sudden closing) (fauci)scatto nm
 The dragon's jaws opened wide and then closed with a snap.
snap viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." slang (emotionally) (figurato)perdere la testa vtr
 Polly put up with her boss's unfair criticism for months, but finally she snapped.
snap viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (fingers)schioccare vtr
 Edward's fingers were snapping to the music.
snap viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (speak angrily to)scattare vi
  reagire bruscamente vi
 I asked Pippa if she was OK, but she just snapped; I think it might be best to leave her alone for now.
snap at [sth] vi + prep (seize: opportunity) (un'opportunità, ecc.)cogliere, cogliere al volo vtr
 The dancer snapped at the chance of auditioning for the Royal Ballet.
snap [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." informal (take a photo) (foto)scattare vtr
 The photographer snapped a picture of the celebrity.
snap [sth] vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (make cracking sound)far schioccare vtr
 The slave master snapped the whip to make the slaves work harder.
snap vtrtransitive verb: Verb taking a direct object--for example, "Say something." "She found the cat." (say angrily)dire aspramente vtr
 "Go away!" she snapped.
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Principal Translations/Traduzioni principali
snapshot nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. slang (depicts momentary condition)descrizione sintetica nf
snapshot,
snap
nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc.
(quick photo)istantanea nf
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WordReference English-Italiano Dictionary © 2015:

Compound Forms/Forme composte
snap | snapshot
brandy snaps nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (biscuits)croccanti di melassa nmpl
cold snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (period: cold weather)ondata di freddo nf
 The recent cold snap killed my tomato plants.
 La recente ondata di freddo mi ha seccato le piante di pomodoro.
ginger snap nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (ginger-flavoured cookie)biscotto di pan di zenzero, biscotto allo zenzero nm
 My grandmother kept her cookie jar filled with ginger snaps.
 * Quando cucino i biscotti di pan di zenzero la casa si riempie di un profumo delizioso.
snap back vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (reply sharply)rispondere seccamente vtr
snap back vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." figurative (quickly return to original state)riprendersi velocemente v rif
Snap Cubes nplplural noun: Noun always used in plural form--for example, "jeans," "scissors." (child's building blocks) (gioco)cubetti componibili nmpl
snap decision nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. ([sth] decided spontaneously)decisione rapida nf
snap election nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (voting called suddenly)elezioni indette a sorpresa
snap fit,
snap-fit
adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house."
(joint, fastening: that clips together)con attacco a scatto
Nota: hyphen used when term is an adj before a noun
snap off vi phrasalphrasal verb, intransitive: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning and not taking direct object--for example, "make up" [=reconcile]: "After they fought, they made up." (break away, become detached)spezzare vtr
  spezzarsi vi
 The branches had been damaged by frost and snapped off easily.
snap open viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (open abruptly)aprirsi di scatto
snap out of [sth] vtr phrasal insepphrasal verb, transitive, inseparable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, not divisible--for example,"go with" [=combine nicely]: "Those red shoes don't go with my dress." NOT [S]"Those red shoes don't go my dress with."[/S] informal, figurative (stop being upset, unhappy)scuotersi v rif
  scrollarsi, riprendersi vrif
snap out of [sth] vtr phrasal insp informal, figurative (abruptly stop thinking pleasant thoughts)scuotersi v rif
  scrollarsi, riprendersi vrif
  tornare alla realtà, risvegliarsi v
snap out of it v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." slang (return quickly to normal)reagire vi
snap ring nnoun: Refers to person, place, thing, quality, etc. (circular fastening or clip)anello di tenuta
snap shut viintransitive verb: Verb not taking a direct object--for example, "She jokes." "He has arrived." (close abruptly)chiudersi di scatto v rif
snap [sth] shut v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (close with a click)chiudersi a scatto v rif
snap the ball v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (American football: make the first pass) (football USA)passare la palla a inizio gioco
snap [sth] up vtr phrasal sepphrasal verb, transitive, separable: Verb with adverb(s) or preposition(s), having special meaning, divisible--for example, "call off" [=cancel], "call the game off," "call off the game." informal (rush to obtain)arraffare vtr
  accaparrarsi vtr
 The tickets were snapped up the morning they were put on sale.
snap your fingers v exprverbal expression: Phrase with special meaning functioning as verb--for example, "put their heads together," "come to an end." (click one's fingers to summon [sb])schioccare le dita vtr
 Mrs.McCredie snapped her fingers and a maid appeared to clear away the plates. If you want me, just snap your fingers and I'll be there!
 La signora Mc Credie schioccò le dita e un'inserviente apparve a portare via piatti. Se hai bisogno di me basta che schiocchi le dita e arriverò!
snap-ring adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (fastening: circular clip)anello di tenuta
snap-together adjadjective: Describes a noun or pronoun--for example, "a tall girl," "an interesting book," "a big house." (that fasten by clipping one into another)con attacco a scatto
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