What does Snapshot mean?

Definitions for Snapshotˈsnæpˌʃɒt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word Snapshot.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. snapshot, snap, shot(noun)

    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"


  1. snapshot(Noun)

    A photograph, especially one taken quickly or in a moment of opportunity.

    He carried a snapshot of his daughter.

  2. snapshot(Noun)

    A glimpse of something; a portrayal of something at a moment in time.

    The article offered a snapshot of life in that region.

  3. snapshot(Noun)

    A file or set of files captured at a particular time, capable of being reloaded to restore the earlier state.

    This game is so hard that I find myself taking a snapshot every few seconds in case I get killed.

  4. snapshot(Noun)

    A quick, unplanned or unexpected shot.

  5. snapshot(Verb)

    To take a snapshot of.

  6. Origin: From snap + shot.


  1. Snapshot

    In computer systems, a snapshot is the state of a system at a particular point in time. The term was coined as an analogy to that in photography. It can refer to an actual copy of the state of a system or to a capability provided by certain systems.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Snapshot in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Snapshot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Mao Tosi:

    This place is a snapshot into America's future.

  2. Jeff Kaufmann:

    Most people who come to the straw poll intuitively know that this is snapshot in time, they know the difference between a scientific poll.

  3. Ellen McRae Greytak:

    Traits are generally predicted with more than 80 percent confidence, and importantly, Snapshot also reports which phenotypes can be excluded with more than 95 percent confidence.

  4. Photographer Irina Werning:

    (Leanne's) picture is just a baby's snapshot. There's not much of a story behind it. I think she had gone inside there and her mother had found her inside there and went quickly to grab her camera, and shot the picture.

  5. Matt Strawn:

    That personal retail nature of Iowa caucus very may well be an antidote to whatever polling a potential candidate may have back home, the fact that especially Gov. Christie and Gov. Walker were able to win multiple elections in states not traditionally hospitable to Republicans says more than any temporary snapshot of approval ratings back home.

Images & Illustrations of Snapshot

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Translations for Snapshot

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • Momentaufnahme, SchnappschussGerman
  • στιγμιότυποGreek
  • instantáneaSpanish
  • tilannekatsaus, valokuvaFinnish
  • instantanéFrench
  • स्नैपHindi
  • pillanatfelvételHungarian
  • momentopnameDutch
  • migawkaPolish
  • быстро (отображать) состояние, стоп-кадр, делать (моментальный) снимок, кадр, снимокRussian
  • سنیپ شاٹUrdu

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