• WordNet 3.6
    • v snort make a snorting sound by exhaling hard "The critic snorted contemptuously"
    • v snort indicate contempt by breathing noisily and forcefully through the nose "she snorted her disapproval of the proposed bridegroom"
    • v snort inhale through the nose
    • v snort inhale recreational drugs "The addict was snorting cocaine almost every day","the kids were huffing glue"
    • n snort a cry or noise made to express displeasure or contempt
    • n snort a disrespectful laugh
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Snort The act of snorting; the sound produced in snorting.
    • v. t Snort To expel throught the nostrils with a snort; to utter with a snort.
    • Snort To force the air with violence through the nose, so as to make a noise, as do high-spirited horsed in prancing and play.
    • Snort To laugh out loudly.
    • Snort To snore. "The snorting citizens."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • snort To snore loudly.
    • snort To force the air with violence through the nose, so as to make a noise: said of persons under excitement, and especially of high-spirited horses.
    • snort To laugh outright or boisterously; burst into a horse-laugh.
    • snort To turn up: said of the nose.
    • snort To express by a snort; say with a snort: as, to snort defiance.
    • snort To expel or force out as by a snort.
    • n snort A loud abrupt sound produced by forcing air through the nostrils.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.i Snort snort to force the air with violence and noise through the nostrils, as horses: to laugh boisterously
    • v.t Snort to express by a snort: to force out, as by a snort
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. snorten,; akin to snoren,. See, Snore


In literature:

As he asked the question, the listening water-steeds snorted more furiously than ever.
"Boys and Girls Bookshelf (Vol 2 of 17)" by Various
The Gas House of Valencia, weary from its sustained labors of a night, was snorting with the last puffs of steam.
"Mayflower (Flor de mayo)" by Vicente Blasco Ibáñez
Subrosa, having had his tantrum, contented himself with sundry head-shakings and snorts.
"Rim o' the World" by B. M. Bower
Their snorting nostrils were suddenly thrown up in startled attention.
"The Hound From The North" by Ridgwell Cullum
The old carpet-weaver snorted.
"Dwellers in the Hills" by Melville Davisson Post
She had slipped in but three days before and was already snorting to get away.
"The Harbor" by Ernest Poole
He laughed with a vicious snort.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
The hard-hearted engine snorted and puffed, and we wuz off.
"Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife" by Marietta Holley
The man across from him snorted in contempt.
"Freedom" by Dallas McCord Reynolds
Smythe snorted again and stomped inside to escape the sun's glare.
"Border, Breed Nor Birth" by Dallas McCord Reynolds

In poetry:

Brave Pyropus, blood-bespattered,
Snorts at men and corpses scattered,
Throws his noble chest more wide,
Leaps into the leaping tide.
"Lita of the Nile" by Richard Doddridge Blackmore
There's staym Ingynes,
That stands in lines,
Enormous and amazing,
That squeal and snort
Like whales in sport,
Or elephants a-grazing.
"The Crystal Palace" by William Makepeace Thackeray
And there across the window-sill
Leans out a white-starred heifer;
She snorts and stamps; then breathes her fill
Of evening's balmy zephyr.
"The House In The Heath" by Annette Von Droste-Hulshoff
She met them with a smile so sweet,
The stable-door was open thrown;
The blind horse lifted high his feet,
And loudly snorting, laid him down.
"Abner And The Widow Jones" by Robert Bloomfield
Fades slow their light; the east is grey;
The weary warder leaves his tower;
Steeds snort; uncoupled stag-hounds bay,
And merry hunters quit the bower.
"Cadyow Castle" by Sir Walter Scott
Albeit a theme of flame to bring them straight
The snorting white-winged brother of the wave,
They hear him as a thing by fate
Cursed in unholy babble to his grave.
"Bellerophon" by George Meredith

In news:

Britons snort at Blair's award.
Dale " Snort " Snodgrass.
Captain Dale " Snort " Snodgrass (U.
ISS Warns of Critical Hole in Snort IDS.
Rihanna denies snorting cocaine at Coachella.
Police said Frederick Garfinkle, 25, had snorted at least six bags of heroin before he was found unconscious at 4 pm Thursday in his bed at his home on Lambert Drive.
Sparta man snorted at least six bags of heroin, police say.
Whitney & Bobby's Daughter Bobbi Kristina Caught Snorting Coke.
"A couple years ago, I was doing Lunesta because of some problems with my feet," Tyler said, before admitting he'd gotten to a point where he thought it'd be more effective if he snorted it instead.
COLUMBIA — Fifth-graders at a Columbia school have found other uses for candy: They have snorted it.
They will bring planeloads of such wealth as the world has never known and deposit it on the lip of the volcano that still snorts molten lava.
Chef snorts, then tries to toe the line .
Hey, Ron, don't snort the line if you can't do the time.
They will flip you upside down and snort coke from your ass.
Stanice Anderson snorted heroin for the first time at the age of 19.

In science:

Snort - lightweight intrusion detection for networks.
Next Challenges in Bringing Artificial Immune Systems to Production in Network Security
In behavioural viewpoint, many classic algorithms and general techniques for pattern matching and regular expression matching in NIDSs are used to implement on a general purpose processor. Primitive versions of snort used Booyer-Moore algorithm and the newer version uses an algorithm based on aho-corasick approach.
A Framework For Performance Evaluation Of ASIPS In Network-Based IDS
Attack signatures module – As mentioned in previous section, Snort is one of a software IDS that has a huge database of rules an attack signatures. This database is used in the attack signature module.
A Framework For Performance Evaluation Of ASIPS In Network-Based IDS
Based on Snort database, an Aho-Corasick search tree is created in this part.
A Framework For Performance Evaluation Of ASIPS In Network-Based IDS
Implementation of Attack signatures module – Special format is used for writing the attack signatures in Snort.
A Framework For Performance Evaluation Of ASIPS In Network-Based IDS