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English definition of “snap”

snap

verb (MOVE QUICKLY)   /snæp/ (-pp-)
to move (something) or change into a new position quickly: [M] The sudden stop of the car snapped his head back. If you snap your fingers, you make a sudden, cracking noise by pushing a finger against the base of your thumb, usually in order to get someone’s attention.
(Definition of snap verb (MOVE QUICKLY) from the Cambridge Academic Content Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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