Snapdragon meaning

snăpdrăgən
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A game in which raisins are snatched from a vessel containing burning brandy, and eaten.

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An extensive family of Systems-on-Chip (SoCs) from Qualcomm that is used in Android and Windows smartphones and other products. Introduced in 2007, the very popular Snapdragon chips are powered by Qualcomm's ARM-based Scorpion, Cortex, Krait and Kryo processors and Adreno graphics processing units (GPUs). For example, in 2017, Samsung introduced its eight-core, Snapdragon-based Galaxy S8 smartphone with a Kryo 280 CPU and an Adreno 540 GPU. See Qualcomm and SoC.
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Any of several plants of the genus Antirrhinum of the figwort family, especially A. majus, widely cultivated for its showy racemes of two-lipped, variously colored flowers.
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Any of a genus (Antirrhinum) of perennial plants of the figwort family, with showy white, yellow, red, or purplish flowers; esp., a common garden species (A. majus) with white, purple, crimson, etc., saclike, two-lipped, closed flowers.
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Any plant of the genus Antirrhinum, with showy yellow, white or red flowers supposedly like the face of a dragon.
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Origin of snapdragon

  • From the imagined resemblance of the flowers to the mouth of a dragon

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Wiktionary