snag


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Synonyms for snag

Synonyms for snag

a tricky or unsuspected condition

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a dead tree that is still standing, usually in an undisturbed forest

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an opening made forcibly as by pulling apart

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an unforeseen obstacle

catch on a snag

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get by acting quickly and smartly

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hew jaggedly

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Specifically, repeated fires initially increase the number of snags but eventually caused a decline in snag number.
The Boeing 787 Dreamliner is known to encounter snags.
In addition the end range of rotation with SNAG mobilization may engage the descending pain inhibitory system which may be activated and mediated by areas like periaqueductal gray of the midbrain [2122].
Analysis of nest sites of the Resplendent Quetzal (Pharomachrus mocinno): Relationship between nest and snag heights.
SNAG THIS SIGN Like Mama said, the way to a boy's heart is through his tummy.
The biologist helped the students understand the many ways a dead snag supports life in the forest, while the artist helped the students brainstorm their way to an appropriate design.
That's the opinion of the School Nutrition Action Group or SNAG for short.
2000) reported that Alaska yellow-cedar wood from live trees and two snag classes experience rapid decay when challenged with wood-decaying fungi.
That's 30 carats worth of snag potential for all the other ladies walking by with flowing trains.
Snag has been campaigning against the closure of special schools in Liverpool after the city council announced it wanted to close most of them by 2010.
The resulting hard-shelled cavities make snug retreats and are, like the snags themselves, long-lasting, Among good hard-snag trees are sugar maple, elm, hickory, butternut, beech and black oak.
These moves come in the final fractions of a second in a hummingbird's attempt to snag an insect out of the air, Yanega and his Connecticut colleague Margaret A.
Just think of the number of times you've dabbed clear nail varnish on your tights in an effort to stop a snag turning into a ladder.
Despite a recent funding snag, the Algoma Mill Works (AMW) proposal is still very much alive, the company reports.