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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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Sources said the pilot got angry as he was not satisfied with the manner in which the technical snag was being addressed and
Chucking in a few freebies just short of the snags, in the hope of teasing the fish out, he then cast his rig in over the top.
5 m posts, which do not extend above the boxes like the snags above the natural nesting cavities.
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.
Two radially cut boards from each section of the tree boles of 38 live trees, and 19 each of Class 3 and Class 5 snags were reserved for this study.
If a light switch has to be moved, it's four snags as four screws must be moved.
Instruct a conveyancing solicitor with a track record of negotiating retentions and delaying completion due to defects and snags.
Nexia is still perfecting the spinning process, but they hope artificial spider silk will soon be snagging customers as fast as the real thing snags bugs.
Brushing against snags, the researchers reckoned, wouldn't much bother an animal wearing a grizzly coat.
SEATTLE -- Point B, a management consulting firm, has announced its newest speaker event for Seattle business leaders, "Preventing Delivery Snags in Your Strategy.
The Telangana and AP states proceed to reel under power deficit with generation from the Kothagudem Thermal Power Station and Vijayawada Thermal Power Station saying low on account of coal shortage and technical snags.