Excerpt vs. Snippet
Difference Between Excerpt and Snippet
A clip, snippet, passage or extract from a larger work such as a news article, a film, or a literary composition.
A small part of something, such as a song or fabric; sample.From the snippet I heard of their rehearsal, they sound pretty good.
(transitive) To select or copy sample material (excerpts) from a work.
(computing) A text file containing a relatively small amount of code, useless by itself, along with instructions for inserting that code into a larger codebase.
a passage selected from a larger work;he presented excerpts from William James' philosophical writings
To produce a snippet (small part) of; to excerpt.We snippeted the blog posts for display on the home page.
take out of a literary work in order to cite or copy
To make small cuts, to snip, particularly with scissors.
a small piece of anything (especially a piece that has been snipped off)