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snippet (plural snippets)
- A small part of something, such as a song or fabric; sample.
- From the snippet I heard of their rehearsal, they sound pretty good.
- 1902, Beatrix Potter, The Tailor of Gloucester:
- He cut his coats without waste; according to his embroidered cloth, they were very small ends and snippets that lay about upon the table […]
- 1988, Roald Dahl, Matilda:
- Miss Honey smiled. It was extraordinary, she told herself, how this little snippet of a girl seemed suddenly to be taking charge of her problems, and with such authority, too.
- (computing) A text file containing a relatively small amount of code, useless by itself, along with instructions for inserting that code into a larger codebase.
- (small part): excerpt
a tiny piece or part
a textfile containing a relatively small amount of code
- (often computing) To produce a snippet (small part); to excerpt.
- To make small cuts, to snip, particularly with scissors.
- Doubled ‘tt’ is incorrect per standard spelling rules, but reasonably common.
- (tiny part): excerpt