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snap onto (something)

1. To fit snugly onto something, creating an audible snap when doing so. All these pieces just snap onto the main body, so you can customize your toy robot to look whatever way you want. The webcam snaps onto the top of the monitor, making video calls much more manageable.
2. To cause or force something to attach snugly onto something else, creating an audible snap when doing so. In this usage, a noun or pronoun can be used between "snap" and "onto." I just need to snap these wings onto the fuselage and then my model airplane will be finished! The soldier snapped the scope onto the rifle and aimed it at his target.
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Instead of one giant 'overall' like the G1 version, various pieces of different sizes snap onto the inner robot to become the full-on Ultra Magnus.
You stretch the joysticks apart and they snap onto either side of the phone, using its USB-C port.
V-Go SIM is a new, durable accessory that will snap onto Valeritas' flagship product, V-Go Wearable Insulin Delivery device, and is designed to provide one-way Bluetooth communication from the V-Go SIM to a patient's smart device.
Other brands feature lids that snap onto the bottom of containers, such as Snapware Airtight, which Cook's Illustrated highly recommended in its rigorous testing of plastic food storage containers in 2010.
Expansion modules snap onto the side of any BRX Micro PLC Unit (MPU) creating a PLC platform.
INTEGRA'S handheld multichannel pipettes and GripTip system have been developed to eliminate these issues, allowing tips to effortlessly snap onto the pipette and ensuring they are always firmly attached, perfectly aligned and easily ejected.
INTEGRA's handheld multichannel pipettes and GripTip system have been developed to eliminate these issues, allowing tips to effortlessly snap onto the pipette, ensuring they are always firmly attached, perfectly aligned and easily ejected.
The enhancements to The Conversation Hub include the launch of Conversicons(TM), which are color-based characters that model the behaviors of the top-performing employees and snap onto the system, guiding every employee through the various customer conversations as they occur across every channel -- social media, face-to-face, voice-to-voice and online.
Here is where a host of (as-yet largely unknown) accessories will magnetically snap onto the phone to provide extra functionality.
The Moto Mods magnetically snap onto the back of the phone, seamlessly become one with the handset and temporarily change the phone into any number of other devices, including a speaker, or even a projector.
The Zombies in Spaceland CQC Performance Thumbsticks snap onto standard PlayStation 4 and Xbox One analog sticks, raising the height by 6.1mm.
One is tiny enough to fit into a vest or coat pocket and the other is a ruggedized device that can snap onto the back of a cell phone.
Soon he hopes to be walking on new prosthetic limbs that snap onto the titanium implants in his bones.
As such, parts should be simple to use when making repairs (such as being able to "snap onto" a given piece of equipment, much like a Lego building block).