the tendency of a body to return to its original shape after it has been stretched or compressed; "the waistband had lost its snap"
a sudden breaking
make a sharp sound; "his fingers snapped"
a sudden sharp noise; "the crack of a whip"; "he heard the cracking of the ice"; "he can hear the snap of a twig"
the noise produced by the rapid movement of a finger from the tip to the base of the thumb on the same hand; "servants appeared at the snap of his fingers"
a crisp round cookie flavored with ginger
tender green beans without strings that easily snap into sections
break suddenly and abruptly, as under tension; "The pipe snapped"
a spell of cold weather; "a cold snap in the middle of May"
close with a snapping motion; "The lock snapped shut"
utter in an angry, sharp, or abrupt tone; "The sales clerk snapped a reply at the angry customer"; "The guard snarled at us"
a concerted campaign to end something that is injurious; "the war on poverty"; "the war against crime"
the waging of armed conflict against an enemy; "thousands of people were killed in the war"
an active struggle between competing entities; "a price war"; "a war of wits"; "diplomatic warfare"
a legal state created by a declaration of war and ended by official declaration during which the international rules of war apply; "war was declared in November but actual fighting did not begin until the following spring"