Snap shot


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Snap shot a quick offhand shot, without deliberately taking aim.
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In literature:

The snap-shots are by Jaffee.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States" by Work Projects Administration
I improved a little in drawing easily and firing snap-shot.
"Desert Dust" by Edwin L. Sabin
You don't even need to limit yourself to snap-shots.
"Master of the Vineyard" by Myrtle Reed
If you looked up at the sky, your eyes were shut with a snap as if somebody'd shot them.
"The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 20, No. 121, November, 1867" by Various
The next was rather a wicked snap-shot of Aymer cover shooting, with what looked suspiciously like a dead fox curled up at his feet.
"Christopher Hibbault, Roadmaker" by Marguerite Bryant
I was able to secure a snap-shot, but did not succeed in the time exposure, as the Pygmies would not stand still.
"Man And His Ancestor" by Charles Morris
I stare at the faded old snap-shots of him, and my heart turns to lead.
"The Prairie Child" by Arthur Stringer
However, there was no profit in arguing with them, and I took my snap-shot with a conviction that the film was being wasted.
"Afloat on the Ohio" by Reuben Gold Thwaites
A "snap-shot" of such a scene would no doubt be interesting.
"War from the Inside" by Frederick L. (Frederick Lyman) Hitchcock
I grabbed his arm and shook him until his jaw snapped shut and he shot up straight, suddenly galvanized.
"The Man the Martians Made" by Frank Belknap Long

In poetry:

Grow shrill and shriller. Pass the spot,
The strained boughs arch toward collapse.
A whistle and—CRACK! there's the shot!
Or is it but a bough which snaps?
"The Flower Of Flame" by Robert Nichols

In news:

I grabbed my tripod set up quick, and snapped a few shots.
Snapped "Alvin" the chipmunk helping himself to the peanuts also got a beautiful shot of the hummingbird at our feeder.
They didn't muster a single shot on goal, but an own goal helped them escape with a draw and snap a four-game roadlosing skid.
The spider must be camera shy tho, he moved away as soon as I snapped the shot.
Brian Ledbetter at Snapped Shot calls our attention to a Canadian academic who has spotted the Vast Right-Wing Conspiracy's secret agenda at work in kiddie TV.
Photographer Denise Ginley snapped some shots of the unidentifiable creature.
Louis Justman snapped this shot on Sturgeon Bay's east side Wednesday morning.
Rhamel Brown scored 21 points and blocked three shots and Manhattan snapped a two-game losing streak, beating Siena 75-55 Sunday in a Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference game.
An outdoor photo trap snapped shots of a critically endangered leopard in China.
So she snapped a shot of her spot on the road And went online to harp on safe driving code.
SundayA shot of the Truckee River , snapped around 11 am Sunday (Dec.
Amy Wood snapped this shot of a roadside Christmas tree stand on Haywood Road in Greenville.
Platinum Tools' Snap Shot TDR.
Med School Mental Health Insurance Snap Shot .
Snap shot of me in my work space.

In science:

FIG. 12: (Color online) Snap shots of the final spin configurations for different values of the disorder parameter p for quenching on RMA.
Effect of the nature of randomness on quenching dynamics of Ising model on complex networks
That is, given a graph, how can we judge whether this graph is likely generated by a spatial model, and if so, what are the dimension and other characteristics of the underlying metric space? This question can be answered if a sequence of graphs (snap shots of the stochastic process) is available.
Linear embeddings of graphs and graph limits
Although a snap-shot for a particular realization of randomness is shown in Fig.2, the simulations for other realizations were also performed and we confirmed that the global feature does not depend on each realization.
Collapse of Charge Gap in Random Mott Insulators
The annual lattice conference is a snap-shot of what is happening in the lattice field every year.
Meson and Baryon Spectroscopy on a Lattice
The wavefunction has strong short-range correlation but it does not describe a crystalline phase as it has no long-range order (see e.g., the “snap shots” shown in Fig. 7.7 of Ref. 6).
Flatland Electrons in High Magnetic Fields