Definition of Snappings
1. snapping [n] - See also: snapping
Lexicographical Neighbors of Snappings
Literary usage of Snappings
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Ear: Its Anatomy, Physiology, and Diseases. A Practical Treatise for the by Charles Henry Burnett (1884)
"These peculiar snappings were not in regular succession, nor synchronous with the respirations. Two or three snappings usually occurred in quick succession, ..."
2. Anecdotes of Literature and Scarce Books by William Beloe (1814)
"The window being thus open, and that he hath good hope to meete with fat snappings or rich purchase, the Warp hustles to play his part, and watches with ..."
3. Newfoundland: the Oldest British Colony: Its History, Its Present Condition by Moses Harvey, Joseph Hatton (1883)
"It has probably the desired effect ; an answer is given, the snappings of branches are resumed, and presently the moose stalks into the middle of the ..."
4. The Dublin Journal of Medical Science (1875)
"During ordinary respiration Burnett counted twenty in a minute, but with voluntarily-increased respiration the number of snappings and spasms rose to thirty ..."