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snag 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/snag/,
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snags, plural;
  1. Catch or tear (something) on a projection
    • - thorns snagged his sweater
  2. Become caught on a projection
    • - radio aerials snagged on bushes and branches
  3. Catch or obtain (someone or something)
    • - it's the first time they've snagged the star for a photo
Noun
  1. An unexpected or hidden obstacle or drawback
    • - the picture's U.S. release hit a snag
  2. A sharp, angular, or jagged projection
    • - keep an emery board handy in case of nail snags
  3. A rent or tear in fabric caused by such a projection

  4. A dead tree


  1. a sharp protuberance
  2. catch on a snag; "I snagged my stocking"
  3. a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest; "a snag can provide food and a habitat for insects and birds"
  4. get by acting quickly and smartly; "snag a bargain"
  5. hew jaggedly
  6. rip: an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart; "there was a rip in his pants"; "she had snags in her stockings"
  7. Seachtain na Gaeilge (SnaG) is a non-profit organisation which aims to promote the Irish language during a two week festival held at the beginning of March every year. (In the weeks preceding Saint Patrick's Day).
  8. In forest ecology, a snag refers to a standing, partly or completely dead tree, often missing a top or most of the smaller branches. ...
  9. In textiles, a snag is created when a sharp or rough object pulls, plucks, scratches, or drags a group of fibres, yarn, or a yarn segment from its normal pattern. ...
  10. (Snagged) Snagging, also known as snag fishing, snatch fishing, or foul hooking, is a common term used to describe a method of fishing that entails catching a fish using hooks without the fish having to take the bait with their mouth. ...
  11. A stump or base of a branch that has been lopped off; a short branch, or a sharp or rough branch; a knot; a protuberance; A tooth projecting beyond the rest; contemptuously, a broken or decayed tooth; A tree, or a branch of a tree, fixed in the bottom of a river or other navigable water, and ...
  12. (Snags) Standing dead or dying trees that provide food and shelter for wildlife.
  13. (Snags) Irregular bills; import and export.
  14. Snags can occur when an object tangles in turf.  Usually, you can simply cut the snag with sharp scissors.
  15. (Snags) Dead but still standing trees. Snags are important habitat for many species of wildlife: an abundance of invertebrates; birds that construct or nest in cavities and/or feed on the invertebrates; and small mammals that live in the cavities.
  16. (Snags) Logs, branches or sticks from trees or bushes that have fallen in a stream or river.
  17. (snags) woody material such as logs, branches, fallen trees, lying in the channel and usually covered by water.
  18. A standing dead tree or part of a dead tree from which at least the smaller branches have fallen.
  19. Any standing dead, partially dead, or defective (cull) tree at least 10 in. in diameter at breast height and at least 6 ft tall. Snags are important riparian habitat features.
  20. Removal of fins and rough places on a casting by means of grinding.
  21. A dead standing tree that can be hazardous.
  22. A mid-air interception that results in possession (1 point)
  23. The bare trunk of a dead tree, occasionally with a few branches or branch stubs. Often seen standing in the aftermath of a fire or in shallow waters with one end stuck into the muddy bottom and the other at or near the surface where it becomes a potential navigation hazard for the unwary.
  24. A dead standing tree.  Large snags with hollow parts are particularly beneficial for many species of wildlife.
  25. Streetluges that get hooked together during a run.