connecting device used by tree climbers. primarily for connecting the work-positioning lanyard to the harness (contrast with carabiner).

Merriam-Webster Online Dictionary
snap (verb)
intransitive verb
1.
a) to make a sudden closing of the jaws seize something sharply with the mouth - fish snapping at the bait
b) to grasp at something eagerly make a pounce or snatch - snap at any chance
2.
to utter sharp biting words bark out irritable or peevish retorts
3.
a) to break suddenly with a sharp sound - the twig snapped
b) to give way suddenly under strain
4.
to make a sharp or crackling sound
5.
to close or fit in place with an abrupt movement or sharp sound - the lock snapped shut
6.
a) to move briskly or sharply - snaps to attention
b) to undergo a sudden and rapid change (as from one condition to another) - snap out of it snapped awake
7.
transitive verb
- sparkle flash eyes snapping with fury
1.
to seize with or as if with a snap of the jaws
2.
to take possession or advantage of suddenly or eagerly - usually used with up shoppers snapping up bargains
3.
a) to retort to or interrupt curtly and irritably
b) to utter curtly or abruptly
4.
to break suddenly break short or in two
5.
a) to cause to make a sound - snapping snap a whip
b) to put into or remove from a particular position by a sudden movement or with a sharp sound - snap the lock shut
6.
a) to project with a snap
b) to put (a football) in play with a snap
c) (1) to take photographically - snapping exclusive news pictures Current Biography
(2) to take a of - snapshot
snap (noun)
1.
an abrupt closing (as of the mouth in biting or of scissors in cutting)
2.
a) archaic a share of profits or booty
b) something that brings quick and easy profit or advantage
c) something that is easy and presents no problems - cinch
3.
a small amount - bit
4.
a) an act or instance of seizing abruptly a sudden snatching at something
b) a quick short movement - lithe snaps of its body Barbara Taylor
c) a sudden sharp breaking
5.
a) a sound made by something - snapping shut the book with a snap
b) a brief sharp and usually irritable speech or retort
6.
a sudden spell of weather - a cold snap
7.
a catch or fastening that closes or locks with a click - the snap of a bracelet
8.
a flat brittle cookie - compare gingersnap
9.
- snapshot
10.
a) the condition of being vigorous in body, mind, or spirit - alertness energy
b) a pleasing vigorous quality
11.
the act of a center's putting the football in play from its position on the ground by quickly passing it between his legs to a teammate (as a quarterback) standing behind him
snap (adverb)
with a snap
snap (adjective)
1.
done, made, or carried through suddenly or without deliberation - a snap judgment
2.
called or taken without prior warning - a snap election
3.
fastening with a snap - a snap lock
4.
unusually easy or simple - a snap course
snap (Wikipedia)

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