Meaning of snapshot


Pronunciation: (snap'shot"), [key]
— n., v., -shot -shot•ted, -shot•ting.
  1. an informal photograph, esp. one taken quickly by a hand-held camera.
  2. a quick shot taken without deliberate aim.
  3. a brief appraisal, summary, or profile.
—v.t., v.i.
  1. to photograph informally and quickly.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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