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Noun
Shots from a gun or guns, typically creating loud report
“He heard a shot fired, and the bullet came from the north to the south and whizzed past him and the men.”
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Projectiles shot from a gun at high speed
“Indeed, the shot for the cannon was also purchased from the East India Company, and a senior officer, Richard Mountney, organized transport from the foundry and the proofing in London.”
Noun
An amount of film or tape that has been used to record something
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Plural for an injection of a drug or vaccine
“One question was about a rumor that people walk backwards after getting a flu shot.”
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Plural for a single act of imbibing in a liquid, or the single portion that is imbibed
“I had a shot of orange juice mixed with a teaspoon cayenne pepper as part of my homemade remedy.”
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Plural for a measure of alcoholic spirits (or other liquid)
“Peter poured me a shot of whiskey from the large vintage bottle and poured himself one, too.”
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Plural for a small quantity of something
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“Add a shot of paprika, cayenne, or fresh ginger, and, suddenly, you create a recipe that's original and owes everything to the past.”
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Plural for a photograph
“The photographer took the shot from a closer angle, or maybe used a zoom of some kind.”
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Plural for a hit or stroke of the ball in sports
“If you trust your stroke in tennis, you are more likely to attempt a dangerous drop shot or a passing shot down the line.”
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Plural for an act of throwing or hurling something
“With a single blazing cannon shot from a quarterback who comes around these parts once every 75 years, this joyous new day dawned in the middle of the night for University of Kentucky Football.”
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Plural for a person with a specified level of ability in shooting
“He's an excellent shot with the bow, and the bodies fall where those following won't easily spot them.”
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Plural for an attempt to do something
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“But in the same interview, he cast doubt on whether he even wanted to have a shot at the Breakfast Show.”
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Plural for a favorable chance or opportunity (to accomplish something)
“I think we may actually have a shot at winning this game.”
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Plural for a prediction or conjecture, typically made without factual evidence or support
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“Take a shot at what's happening in this photo.”
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Plural for a sudden loud, sharp noise
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Plural for a guess, attempt, or choice made with little or no evidence or knowledge
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Plural for a possibility of something happening or being the case
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Plural for an activity done regularly in one's leisure time for pleasure
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Plural for customary or habitual usage
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Plural for subcutaneous injection
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Plural for the point in the launch of a rocket or an aircraft where it leaves contact with the ground
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Plural for a portion or serving, especially of food
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Plural for an act of kicking, hitting or throwing the ball to another player
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X-rays
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Plural for a quantity of a medicine or drug taken or recommended to be taken at a particular time
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Plural for a printed or written statement of the money owed for goods or services
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Plural for an abrupt rough or violent movement
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Plural for a drop of a liquid on a surface
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Plural for sleep-inducer
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Plural for a thin stream or small quantity of liquid squirted from something
Verb
Without hope of recovery
Verb
To have headed straight towards a specified direction or object, usually at an accelerated speed
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