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Excerpt vs. Snippet

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  • Excerpt (noun)

    A clip, snippet, passage or extract from a larger work such as a news article, a film, or a literary composition.

  • Excerpt (verb)

    To select or copy sample material (excerpts) from a work.

  • Snippet (noun)

    A small part of something, such as a song or fabric; sample.

    "From the snippet I heard of their rehearsal, they sound pretty good."

  • Snippet (noun)

    A text file containing a relatively small amount of code, useless by itself, along with instructions for inserting that code into a larger codebase.

  • Snippet (verb)

    To produce a snippet (small part) of; to excerpt.

    "We snippeted the blog posts for display on the home page."

  • Snippet (verb)

    To make small cuts, to snip, particularly with scissors.

Wiktionary
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  • Excerpt

    To select; to extract; to cite; to quote.

  • Excerpt (noun)

    An extract; a passage selected or copied from a book or record.

  • Snippet (noun)

    A small part or piece.

Webster Dictionary
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  • Excerpt (noun)

    a passage selected from a larger work;

    "he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings"

  • Excerpt (verb)

    take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy

  • Snippet (noun)

    a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)

Princeton's WordNet
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