Found 2 items, similar to Shots.
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adj : varying in color when seen in different lights or from
different angles; “changeable taffeta”
; “chatoyant (or
; “a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and
n 1: an attempt to score in a game
2: (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a
club or racket or bat or cue or hand; “it took two strokes
to get out of the bunker”
; “a good shot require good
balance and tempo”
; “he left me an almost impossible shot”
3: the act of firing a projectile; “his shooting was slow but
4: a chance to do something; “he wanted a shot at the champion”
5: the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a
syringe; “the nurse gave him a flu shot”
6: a solid missile discharged from a firearm; “the shot buzzed
past his ear”
7: an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held
camera; “my snapshots haven't been developed yet”
tried to get unposed shots of his friends”
8: a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of
action in a film [syn: scene
9: informal words for any attempt or effort; “he gave it his
; “he took a stab at forecasting”
10: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and
intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was
`drop dead'“; ”
she threw shafts of sarcasm“; ”
she takes a
dig at me every chance she gets" [syn: shaft
11: a blow hard enough to cause injury; “he is still recovering
from a shot to his leg”
; “I caught him with a solid shot
to the chin”
12: a small drink of liquor; “he poured a shot of whiskey”
13: sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in
the shot put; “he trained at putting the shot”
14: a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability
to shoot); “he is a crack shot”
; “a poor shooter”
15: the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified
destination [syn: blastoff
16: an explosive charge used in blasting
17: an estimate based on little or no information [syn: guess
, dead reckoning
v 1: hit with a missile from a weapon [syn: hit
2: kill by firing a missile [syn: pip
3: fire a shot
4: make a film or photograph of something; “take a scene”
“shoot a movie”
5: send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; “shoot a glance”
6: run or move very quickly or hastily; “She dashed into the
7: move quickly and violently; “The car tore down the street”
“He came charging into my office”
, shoot down
8: throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a
specific objective; “shoot craps”
; “shoot a golf ball”
9: record on photographic film; “I photographed the scene of
; “She snapped a picture of the President”
10: emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully;
“The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth”
11: cause a sharp and sudden pain in; “The pain shot up her leg”
12: force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; “inject
hydrogen into the balloon”
13: variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors;
14: throw dice, as in a crap game
15: spend frivolously and unwisely; “Fritter away one's
, frivol away
, fool away
16: score; “shoot a basket”
; “shoot a goal”
17: utter fast and forcefully; “She shot back an answer”
18: measure the altitude of by using a sextant; “shoot a star”
19: produce buds, branches, or germinate; “the potatoes
20: give an injection to; “We injected the glucose into the
n 1: a new branch
2: the act of shooting at targets; “they hold a shoot every
weekend during the summer”
English → English
, n.; pl. Shot
. [OE. shot, schot, AS.
gesceot a missile; akin to D. schot a shot, shoot, G. schuss,
geschoss a missile, Icel. skot a throwing, a javelin, and E.
shoot, v.t. [root]159. See Shoot
, and cf. Shot
1. The act of shooting; discharge of a firearm or other
weapon which throws a missile.
He caused twenty shot of his greatest cannon to be
made at the king's army. --Clarendon.
2. A missile weapon, particularly a ball or bullet;
specifically, whatever is discharged as a projectile from
firearms or cannon by the force of an explosive.
Note: Shot used in war is of various kinds, classified
according to the material of which it is composed, into
lead, wrought-iron, and cast-iron; according to form,
into spherical and oblong; according to structure and
modes of operation, into solid, hollow, and case. See
, Chain shot
, etc., under Bar
3. Small globular masses of lead, of various sizes, -- used
chiefly as the projectiles in shotguns for killing game;
as, bird shot; buckshot.
4. The flight of a missile, or the distance which it is, or
can be, thrown; as, the vessel was distant more than a
5. A marksman; one who practices shooting; as, an exellent
(a) A cast of a net.
(b) The entire throw of nets at one time.
(c) A place or spot for setting nets.
(d) A single draft or catch of fish made.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
7. (Athletics) A spherical weight, to be put, or thrown, in
competition for distance.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
8. A stroke, throw, or other action to propel a ball or other
game piece in certain games, as in billiards, hockey,
basketball, curling, etc.; also, a move, as in chess.
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
9. A guess; conjecture; also, an attempt. [Colloq.] “I'll
take a shot at it.”
[Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]
, a belt having a pouch or compartment for
, a cartridge containing powder and small
shot, forming a charge for a shotgun.
(Naut.), a wooden frame to contain shot,
secured to the coamings and ledges round the hatchways of
, an instrument for measuring the diameter of
round shot. --Totten.
, a hole made by a shot or bullet discharged.
(Naut.), a strongly framed compartment in the
hold of a vessel, for containing shot.
Shot of a cable
(Naut.), the splicing of two or more cables
together, or the whole length of the cables thus united.
(Naut.), a wooden prop covered with tarred hemp,
to stop a hole made by the shot of an enemy in a ship's
, a lofty tower for making shot, by dropping from
its summit melted lead in slender streams. The lead forms
spherical drops which cool in the descent, and are
received in water or other liquid.
, a window projecting from the wall. Ritson,
quoted by Halliwell, explains it as a window that opens
and shuts; and Wodrow describes it as a window of shutters
made of timber and a few inches of glass above them.
, n. pl.
The refuse of cattle taken from a drove. [Prov. Eng.]