Definition of SHOT

noun : SHOT

Source: WordNet 3.1

  • 1. (

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

  • 2. (

    ) a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear" ;

  • 3. (

    ) (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 requires good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot" ;

  • 4. (

    ) a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion" ;

  • 5. (

    ) a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter" ;

  • 6. (

    ) a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film ;

  • 7. (

    ) the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot" ;

  • 8. (

    ) a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey" ;

  • 9. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 11. (

    ) an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held camera; "my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he tried to get unposed shots of his friends" ;

  • 12. (

    ) sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put; "he trained at putting the shot" ;

  • 13. (

    ) an explosive charge used in blasting ;

  • 14. (

    ) 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" ;

  • 15. (

    ) an attempt to score in a game ;

  • 16. (

    ) informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting" ;

  • 17. (

    ) the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination ;

verb : SHOT

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" ;