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snatch

Weightlifting a lift in which the weight is raised in one quick motion from the floor to an overhead position
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The 1,131cc three-cylinder engine feels as brutal as the bike looks, to the extent that it's even a bit snatchy in the low revs.
All the latest 600cc sports bikes are great, yet there's always something that detracts from perfection - be it a notchy gearbox or snatchy fuel injection.
The gearlever suffers from a long throw and vague, snatchy action, but the handling is enjoyable enough, despite some body roll.
They were too snatchy to set anything up but they could count themselves very unlucky to lose David Hunt and Tom Warren from their back row by half time.