Also a serving of an alcoholic beverage, as in "Care for a snort?".

Snort is also a NIDS(Network Intrusion Detection System). It parses the IP protocol family of packets, and using signature files, determines if an intrusion or unusual event has occured on the network. Snort is available at http://www.snort.org.

Snort (?), v. i. [imp. & p. p. Snorted; p. pr. & vb. n. Snorting.] [OE. snorten; akin to snoren. See Snore.]

1.

To force the air with violence through the nose, so as to make a noise, as do high-spirited horsed in prancing and play.

Fairfax.

2.

To snore.

[R.] "The snorting citizens."

Shak.

3.

To laugh out loudly.

[Colloq.]

Halliwell.

 

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Snort, n.

The act of snorting; the sound produced in snorting.

 

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Snort, v. t.

To expel throught the nostrils with a snort; to utter with a snort.

Keats.

 

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