(computing) An image of computer or smartphone screen output at a given moment in time.
‘I grabbed a screenshot of my desktop.’;
A photograph, especially one taken quickly or in a moment of opportunity.
‘He carried a snapshot of his daughter.’;
To take a screenshot of something.
‘To help to improve the software, make sure to screenshot any bugs you find.’;
A glimpse of something; a portrayal of something at a moment in time.
‘The article offered a snapshot of life in that region.’;
A screenshot, also known as screen capture, or screen grab, is a digital image that shows the contents of a computer display. A screenshot is created by the operating system or software running on the device powering the display.
(computing) A file or set of files captured at a particular time, often capable of being reloaded to restore the earlier state.
‘This game is so hard that I find myself taking a snapshot every few seconds in case I get killed.’;
(soccer) A quick, unplanned or unexpected shot.
(firearms) A quick offhand shot, made without deliberately taking aim over the sights.
(transitive) To take a photograph of.
To capture the state of, in a snapshot.
A quick offhand shot, made without deliberately taking aim over the sights.
An instantaneous photograph made, usually with a hand camera, without formal posing of, and often without the foreknowledge of, the subject.
a brief summary or appraisal, especially one that describes the state of a situation at one particular time; as, a snapshot of the moon project in 1966.
an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera;
‘my snapshots haven't been developed yet’; ‘he tried to get unposed shots of his friends’;