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shot1

shot1

 
 
pronunciation:
shat
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part of speech: noun
inflections: shot, shots
definition 1: an instance of shooting with a weapon.
The police said that two shots had been fired from the gun.
similar words:
discharge, fire
definition 2: the distance a gun or other weapon can be fired; range.
The men stayed out of rifle shot.
definition 3: 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.
definition 4: one who shoots.
Annie is a good shot.
definition 5: the act of trying to score by sending or throwing a ball toward a goal.
Her last shot won the basketball game.
definition 6: an injection with a needle.
Some people get flu shots every year.
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