Snippet
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Snippet

English

Etymology

From snip +‎ -et. Compare snippock.

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /'sn?p?t/
  • (US) IPA(key): /'sn?p?t/, ['sn?p(?)t?]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -?p?t

Noun

snippet (plural snippets)

  1. 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.
  2. (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.

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Verb

snippet (third-person singular simple present snippets, present participle snippeting or (nonstandard) snippetting, simple past and past participle snippeted or (nonstandard) snippetted)

  1. (often computing) To produce a snippet (small part); to excerpt.
  2. To make small cuts, to snip, particularly with scissors.

Usage notes

  • Doubled 'tt' is incorrect per standard spelling rules, but reasonably common.

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