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snap

 [snap]
a short, sharp sound.
opening snap a short, sharp, high-pitched click occurring in early diastole and caused by opening of the mitral cusps, a characteristic sound in mitral stenosis.

snap

(snap),
A click; a short sharp sound; said especially of cardiac sounds.

snap

(snap) a short, sharp sound.
opening snap  a short, sharp sound in early diastole caused by abrupt halting at its maximal opening of an abnormal atrioventricular valve.

snap

Cardiology noun A click or other sharp sound corresponding to an abnormal mitral valve opening–opening snap, or closing–closing snap Psychiatry verb To suffer abrupt decompensation in social or interpersonal coping mechanisms. See Postal worker syndrome.

snap

(snap)
A click; a short, sharp sound; said especially of cardiac sounds.

SNAP

Abbrev. for SCORE FOR NEONATAL ACUTE PHYSIOLOGY.

snap

a short, sharp sound.

snap joint
capable of moving abruptly from a stable, in the sense of having great stability than the sense of its domicile, to a more mobile position, e.g. the equine elbow joint.
opening snap
a short, sharp, high-pitched click occurring in early diastole caused by opening of the mitral cusps, a characteristic sound in mitral stenosis.
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In almost every case where a field goal is missed or a punt goes astray--unless it is very obvious that the snap was bad, the hold was bad, or somebody missed a block completely--the kicker or punter will have to take the heat.
Another key element in an ideal SNAP architecture is a memory manager that eliminates the need to move data around in system memory, which historically has been a serious performance bottleneck.
As the center looks back through his legs, he must focus on the punter's belt and snap the ball directly through it.
Increasing storage requirements and limited corporate budgets are sending SMBs and cost-conscious enterprises to seek value-based storage solutions from established brands," said Mark Pollard, vice president of marketing of the Snap Appliance division of Adaptec.
The GuardianOS comes standard on the new Snap Server 18000 (also announced today), as well as the Snap Server 15000, 14000, 4500, and 4200.
The new version of the GuardianOS is a powerful unified software platform for customers looking to easily deploy, provision, configure, and manage a distributed enterprise storage network from a central location," said Mark Pollard, vice president of marketing at Snap Appliance.
The Snap Server 15000 is an ideal solution for nearline storage and accelerated backup applications.
The Snap Server 12000 is designed to meet growing customer demand for storage solutions with a low total cost of ownership," said Ray Robidoux, president of Snap Appliances.
The 1U rack-mountable Snap Server 4100 with RAID 5, 1 and 0 has increased capacities from 160GB to 240GB ($2,999 MSRP) and from 300GB to 400GB ($4,799 MSRP).