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Definition of SHOOTING

noun : SHOOTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

    ) the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but accurate" ;

  • 2. (

    ) killing someone by gunfire; "when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies" ;

verb : SHOOTING

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 5. (

    ) send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance" ;

  • 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 the accident"; "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; "shoot cloth" ;

  • 14. (

    ) throw dice, as in a crap game ;

  • 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" ;

  • 20. (

    ) give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein" ;


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