BSL Sign Language Dictionary

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snap

How to sign: a sudden breaking

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Categories: break

snap

How to sign: the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed
"the waistband had lost its snap";

Elasticity in BSL Watch how to sign Elasticity in British Sign Language
Elasticity - Hair and Beauty
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Similiar / Same: elasticity

Categories: physical property

Within this category: resilience, bounce, give, stretch, temper, elasticity of shear

snap

How to sign: to grasp hastily or eagerly
"Before I could stop him the dog snatched the ham bone";

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See also: snap up, snaffle, grab

Similiar / Same: snatch, snatch up

Categories: seize, prehend, clutch

Within this category: swoop

snap

How to sign: 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";

snapshot in BSL Watch how to sign snapshot in British Sign Language
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Similiar / Same: snapshot, shot

Categories: photograph, photo, exposure, pic

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