Pronunciation: (snap'shot"), [key]
—n., v., -shot or -shot•ted, -shot•ting.
1. an informal photograph, esp. one taken quickly by a hand-held camera.
2. Hunting.a quick shot taken without deliberate aim.
3. Informal.a brief appraisal, summary, or profile.
to photograph informally and quickly.
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