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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

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.
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And thanks to its high tensile strength, or the ability to resist breaking under the pulling force called tension, a single strand can stretch up to 40 percent longer than its original length and snap back as good as new.
This is the day the gingers snap back to give Joan Burnie her Martian orders.
Analysts expect retail sales to snap back by 1.0% in May after the 1.2% loss in April that was blamed on poor weather during the month (ice storm!).
Thus the inexorable pattern will not be: Iran violates the deal; sanctions snap back; Iran resumes compliance.
If the spring is squeezed too long, it won't snap back. That lets the mount jerk when you're trying to hit a target.
What happens is the tendons act as springs that stretch and then snap back. There is no reason to think that a large and heavy dinosaur couldn't make use of such a tendon-spring mechanism to go a high speed, although not for long.
The longer the bungee stretched, the greater its elastic force -- the force that makes stretchy things snap back. (Think of a bungee as a giant rubber band.) The upward pun of the bungee worked against the downward pun of gravity.
Snap reported "weak" revenue and user metrics, most importantly in North America where daily active users were 2% below and revenue was 9% below consensus, Kemp tells investors in a post-earnings research note titled "SNAP Back to Reality, DAUs Facing Gravity; Multiple Product & Ad Headwinds." Compounding this, the analyst says, is management commentary which implied U.S.