snapshot-n; 3 Senses

Sense Number 1: an informal photograph taken with a camera

Commentary: SNAPSHOT[+entity][+artifact][+reproduction][+visual][+by_camera][+casual]

Here is a snapshot of Mary and John taken on their honeymoon.
We sorted through boxes of old snapshots of family vacations.

WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1

Sense Number 2: a brief summary or depiction of something

Commentary: SNAPSHOT[+entity][+abstract][+information][+summary][+brief]
NOTE: can refer to a spoken, written or visual summation or depiction.

The collection of stories provided snapshot of life in rural China.
His lecture could only give a snapshot of such a complex industry.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1a

Sense Number 3: a dated fixed state repository of computer data

Commentary: SNAPSHOT[+entity][+artifact][+repository][+data][+computer][+time_stamped]

This automatic backup program will create a daily snapshot of your hard disk drive.
John was able to fix the bug by rolling back to an earlier snapshot of the application software.

WordNet 0.0 Sense Numbers: 1b