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snag

1. a small loop or hole in a fabric caused by a sharp object
2. Engineering a projection that brings to a stop a sliding or rotating component
3. Chiefly US and Canadian a tree stump in a riverbed that is dangerous to navigation
4. US and Canadian a standing dead tree, esp one used as a perch by an eagle

snag

[snag]
(forestry)
A standing dead tree.

snag

An unserviceability or a fault condition in an aircraft or equipment.

snag

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The pattern of increase in snags with the introduction of fire followed by eventual decline in snags as prescribed burns continue can be seen best in the snag data from BU 3, the bum unit that did not experience any restoration by fire until 2000 (Fig.
As most snags occur while lures are moving forward, lure knockers strike their target front-to-back with a motion intended to push the bait away from its entrapment.
Air India has not specified the nature of the snag that resulted in the delay on Saturday.
All patients felt relief in pain after the given treatment but there was prominent reduction in pain in patients who underwent SNAG mobilization compared to PAVMs at C1-C2 level.
Snag dynamics in a chronosequence of 26 wildfires on the east slope of the Cascade Range in Washington State, USA.
Roy, said it happened due to some technical snags in the ATM machine.
I have had a demo "applied" to me using the SNAG Controller and, believe me, it can leave you flopping around like a fish on dry land.
SNAG THIS SIGN Less is more when pursuing this prince.
Seitz often arranges presentations about the forest at elementary schools and a life-sized replica of a snag - a little Disney-fied to be sure - can make all the difference in keeping young students engaged.
On many occasions we cancel or delay flights if there is an engineering snag and we do not release the aircraft for flight unless the snag is resolved.
Summary: The current negotiations on the definition of rules of origin of the products exchanged within the Arab Free Trade Zone (AFTZ) hit a snag over the determination pf 26 categories of products, an official source at Trade Ministry told APS.
With binoculars, the officers determined that two of the men had weighted treble hooks attached to the end of their line and were attempting to snag salmon.