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Snapshot

Snapshot

WordNet



noun


(1)   An informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera
"My snapshots haven't been developed yet"
"He tried to get unposed shots of his friends"
Wiktonary



Noun


  1. A photograph, especially one taken quickly or in a moment of opportunity.
    He carried a snapshot of his daughter.
  2. A glimpse of something; a portrayal of something at a moment in time.
    The article offered a snapshot of life in that region.
  3. A file or set of files captured at a particular time, capable of being reloaded to restore the earlier state.

Verb



  1. To take a snapshot of.
    • 1904, David T Hanbury, Sport and Travel in the Northland of Canada
      As he did not appear disposed to move off, I took my camera and approached within about thirty yards, when I snapshotted him.