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English definition of “snap”

snap

verb (BREAK)    /snæp/ (-pp-)
C2 [I or T] to cause something that is thin to break suddenly and quickly with a cracking sound: You'll snap that ruler if you bend it too far. Some vandal's gone and snapped off my car aerial again.Tearing and breaking into pieces C2 [I] to suddenly become unable to control a strong feeling, especially anger: When she asked me to postpone my trip to help her move house, I just snapped (= got angry).Becoming angry and expressing anger
(Definition of snap verb (BREAK) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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