Inches - This designates the diameter drum the snare is designed to fit. It may not be the actual length of the snare wire assembly.
Strands - This is the amount of snare wires on each snare
Normal Fit - Most snares do not fit past the edge of the snare side drum head. (This includes all Gibraltar snares except SC-4467L and SC363E)
Extended Length - Some snare drums utilize snares, which fit over the edge of the side hoop. the SC-4467L will fit most drums with this feature.
Special Snares - The SC-363E fits Ludwig Super Sensitive snare drums with non-individually adjustable snare wire systems and a Yamaha model which utilizes split snares.