What does Snapshot mean?

Definitions for Snapshotˈsnæpˌʃɒt

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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. Theresa Clement:

    These projects are a snapshot in time, and way better than just about anything.

  3. 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.

  4. Alex Yampolskiy:

    Once you say ‘this seems like it was a snapshot from this particular time,’ then they can look at audit logs of who had access to the document during that time frame.

  5. Jay Inslee:

    Unfortunately [ Sessions ] is referring to incomplete and unreliable data that does not provide the most accurate snapshot of our efforts since the marketplace opened in 2014.

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