snapshot

Definitions

General English

Computing

  • noun a recording of all the states of a computer at a particular instant
  • noun the process of storing in main memory the contents of a screen full of information at an instant

Electronics

  • The data contained in memory, storage locations, a database, or the like, at a given point in time.

Information & Library Science

Media Studies

  • noun a photograph, especially one taken by an amateur with simple equipment
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