• WordNet 3.6
    • n snorting an act of forcible exhalation
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • n snorting The act of forcing the breath through the nose with violence and noise; the sound thus made.
    • n snorting The act of snoring; the noise thus made.
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In literature:

Billy Louise spoke of it to Marthy, and Marthy snorted.
"The Ranch at the Wolverine" by B. M. Bower
At the jerk on his arms, de Verceuil gave a snort of disgust and let go, pushing Daoud away from him.
"The Saracen: Land of the Infidel" by Robert Shea
He knew what he was about, and felt quite sure of himself, though the enemy was snorting at his very heels.
"Kings in Exile" by Sir Charles George Douglas Roberts
Me bould Tad looked at her with half-shut eyes and snorted.
"The Boy Scouts Book of Stories" by Various
She snorted no more in exultation and confident strength.
"A Son of the Middle Border" by Hamlin Garland
Then the horse lifted its head and gave a snort of alarm.
"In the Musgrave Ranges" by Jim Bushman
A wild snort of laughter came from Anna.
"The Rainbow" by D. H. (David Herbert) Lawrence
All about him, in every momentary lull of the wind, were snortings and heavy breathings.
"The Backwoodsmen" by Charles G. D. Roberts
He did hear, however, a snorting, trampling of many horses, over in the direction of the farther corral.
"Valley of Wild Horses" by Zane Grey
His pony snorted and leaped ahead at a quickened pace.
"Out of the Depths" by Robert Ames Bennet

In poetry:

He said, Mrs.,
(With a snort)
Just a K
Makes your name too short.
"Madam and the Census Man" by Langston Hughes
Whereat his horse did snort, as he
Had heard a lion roar,
And gallop’d off with all his might,
As he had done before.
"The Diverting History Of John Gilpin, Showing How He Went Farther Than He Intended, And Came Safe Ho" by William Cowper
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
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
And now fell the night, and we galloped past,
Watch-fires were flaring and flying,
Our chargers snorted, the rain poured fast--
And we thought of the Dead and the Dying!
"The Trumpet Of Gravelotte" by Hermann Ferdinand Freiligrath
And across the green moat on the drawbridge we foamed and we snorted,
And there was a beautiful Queen
Who smiled at me strangely; and spoke to my wild little Horse, too —
A lovely and beautiful Queen;
"Suppose" by Walter de la Mare

In news:

Many of the OxyContin addicts I spoke to in Kentucky and West Virginia used to snort or chew a mild oxycodone-based painkiller called Tylox.
Romney snorting koch, foreign millions.
Georgia man Matthew Hammond eats feces after snorting bath salts.
Memo warned Cleveland officers about dating minors, snorting drugs, porn.
Steve finished the ride up the mountain on Ol' Snort and just sat there in the saddle, looking at his cabin for several minutes.
The Ford Mustang Shelby GT500 brings your drag-racing dreams to snorting, snarling life.
Steve's heading for the cabin with Old Snort for three days.
It's sniff and snort time for those of us with allergies.
Sequim's 'Team Snort ' scores.
"Team Snort " blew the judges away this week at Delo's Tractor Restoration Competition in Indianapolis, Ind.
Chef snorts, then tries to toe the line .
Hey, Ron, don't snort the line if you can't do the time.
Man Accused of Stealing and Snorting Human Ashes Sentenced to Prison.
According to a report from the Ocala Star-Banner, a 20-year-old Florida man accused of stealing and snorting human and canine ashes was sentenced last week to eight years in prison by a Florida judge.
Florida man accused of stealing and snorting human and dog ashes gets jail.

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