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|part of speech:
||an instance of shooting with a weapon.
The police said that two shots had been fired from the gun.
- similar words:
- discharge, fire
||the distance a gun or other weapon can be fired; range.
The men stayed out of rifle shot.
||a small metal ball that is fired from a gun, or a group of such balls.
The soldiers ran out of lead shot in the middle of the battle.
||one who shoots.
Annie is a good shot.
||the act of trying to score by sending or throwing a ball toward a goal.
Her last shot won the basketball game.
||an injection with a needle.
Some people get flu shots every year.
This is a nice shot of the whole family at the wedding.
- photograph, snapshot
||blow, go, jab, missile