snap

(redirected from snappy)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

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.
References in classic literature ?
She certainly had a temper, of a snappy, practical sort; the gestures of her thin, elegant hands were abrupt or even destructive.
With a snappy "Good-morning, Pitcher," Maxwell dashed at his desk as though he were intending to leap over it, and then plunged into the great heap of letters and telegrams waiting there for him.
Bellona was ambling about him, and they were in high feather, her short, snappy barks mingling with his deeper chest-notes.
If she comes out of there," he said, "hard and snappy, putting us to windward of the boats, it's likely there'll be empty bunks in steerage and fo'c'sle.
There was no weight in Billy's blows, only a light and snappy tingle; but their incessant iteration told on the Iron Man's temper.
com)-- Care and comfort matter to Snappy Pet Food Delivery as much as it matters to their clients and pets.
PHILADELPHIA, March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Snappy, the nations' leading supplier of galvanized pipe and fittings for the residential HVAC industry, is consolidating and upgrading its capabilities at four strategic locations around the country.
We revealed yesterday how Alex Salmond's team of special advisers had came up with the snappy moniker for the conference charity quiz.
Somers Boy, who showed early pace and steered a more middle course, ran well in second position and must have a sporting chance of turning the tables come the decider The Ernie Gaskin-trained Snappy Ciaron (5-1) had come from off the pace to land the second eliminator in a moderate 25.
Summary: Snappy the crocodile was accidentally bleached after he bit a hole in his pond's water filter.
WARREN Gatland has come under fire from the Irish Independent newspaper who labelled him "as snappy and rational as a menopausal warthog".
They include the pupil-run Snappy Cards business which sees pupils design and sell quality greeting cards.