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snatch

An Olympic lift in which a barbell’s weight is raised from the floor to locked arms overhead in a single smooth and continuous movement. The snatch has two components: the pull, in which the barbell is pulled as high as the lifter can manage (usually to mid-chest height), which is followed by flipping the barbell overhead into the locked position.

snatch

removal of a newborn animal from the dam before it has an opportunity to suck. The objective is to rear it independently and free of colostrum-borne infection or of colostral antibodies.
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But take the GTA onto anything other than the finest of highways and it will deliver a snatchy ride that makes real enjoyment an impossibility.
The V6 has plenty of power, but I found the automatic gearbox hesitant and snatchy and this was cured by switching to semi-automatic mode.
The film is jauntily delivered, and the snatchy editing adds something to the disjointed- from-reality haze in which the Hacienda - Wilson's own rave club - traded.
No snatchy low-down power, just a useful build up from a lowly 2000revs on to a howling 14,500 should you feel in the need of a rush.
From Yamaha comes a new Masters of Torque range - the MT-07 parallel twin and an MT-09 which aim to tackle Triumph's dominance of midrange triples, but won't quite if early reports of a snatchy throttle are true.