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shot

 
Adjective shot has 1 sense
  1. changeable, chatoyant, iridescent, shot - varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"
    Antonyms: colorless, colourless (indirect, via colorful)
Noun shot has 17 senses
  1. shot - an attempt to score in a game
    --1 is a kind of
    attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
    --1 has particulars: basketball shot; slapshot; headshot
  2. stroke, shot - (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 require good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"
    --2 is a kind of maneuver, manoeuvre, play
    --2 has parts: follow-through
    --2 has particulars:
     break; carom, cannon; masse, masse shot; miscue; cut, undercut; swipe; tennis stroke, tennis shot; baseball swing, swing, cut; golf stroke, golf shot, swing
  3. shooting, shot - the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but accurate"
    --3 is a kind of propulsion, actuation
    --3 has parts: fire control
    --3 has particulars:
     shoot; countershot; discharge, firing, firing off; gunfire, gunshot; headshot; shellfire; potshot
  4. shot, crack - a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion"
    --4 is a kind of opportunity, chance
  5. injection, shot - the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot"
    --5 is a kind of medical care, medical aid
    --5 has particulars:
     intradermal injection; intramuscular injection; intravenous injection; subcutaneous injection
  6. shot, pellet - a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear"
    --6 is a kind of projectile, missile
    --6 is a part of case shot, canister, canister shot
    --6 has particulars:
     BB, BB shot; bird shot, buckshot, duck shot; grapeshot; musket ball, ball
  7. snapshot, snap, shot - 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"
    --7 is a kind of photograph, photo, exposure, pic
  8. scene, shot - a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
    --8 is a kind of photograph, photo, exposure, pic
    --8 is a part of
     movie, film, picture, moving picture, moving-picture show, motion picture, motion-picture show, picture show, pic, flick
    --8 has particulars: outtake
  9. shot, stab - informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"
    --9 is a kind of attempt, effort, endeavor, endeavour, try
  10. shot, shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe - 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"
    --10 is a kind of remark, comment
    --10 has particulars: cheap shot
  11. shot - 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"
    --11 is a kind of
    blow
    --11 has particulars: cheap shot
  12. nip, shot - a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey"
    --12 is a kind of small indefinite quantity, small indefinite amount
  13. shot - sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put; "he trained at putting the shot"
    --13 is a kind of
    sports equipment, sporting goods
  14. shot, shooter - a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"
    --14 is a kind of expert
    --14 has particulars:
     marksman, sharpshooter, crack shot; gunman, gun; trapshooter
  15. blastoff, shot - the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination
    --15 is a kind of rocket firing, rocket launching
  16. shot - an explosive charge used in blasting
    --16 is a kind of
    charge, burster, bursting charge, explosive charge
  17. guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning - an estimate based on little or no information
    --17 is a kind of estimate, estimation, approximation, idea
Verb shoot has 20 senses
  1. shoot, hit, pip - hit with a missile from a weapon
    --1 is one way to injure, wound
    Derived forms: noun shoot2, noun shooter2
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  2. shoot, pip - kill by firing a missile
    --2 is one way to kill
    Derived forms: noun shooter2, noun shooter5, noun shooting2
    Sample sentence:
    They want to shoot the prisoners
  3. shoot - fire a shot
    --3 is one way to
    fire, discharge
    Derived forms: noun shooter2, noun shoot2, noun shooting1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s PP
  4. film, shoot, take - make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
    --4 is one way to record, enter, put down
    Sample sentence:
    Sam and Sue shoot the movie
  5. shoot - send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance"
    --5 is one way to
    project, cast, contrive, throw
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  6. dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash, shoot - run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
    --6 is one way to rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  7. tear, shoot, shoot down, charge, buck - move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
    --7 is one way to rush, hotfoot, hasten, hie, speed, race, pelt along, rush along, cannonball along, bucket along, belt along
    Sample sentences:
    Something is ----ing PP
    Somebody ----s PP
  8. shoot - throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
    --8 is one way to
    hit
    Derived forms: noun shooter4, noun shooter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
  9. photograph, snap, shoot - record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
    --9 is one way to record, enter, put down
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
  10. shoot - emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully; "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"
    --10 is one way to
    emit, give out, give off
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  11. shoot - cause a sharp and sudden pain in; "The pain shot up her leg"
    --11 is one way to
    ache, smart, hurt
    Sample sentence:
    Something is ----ing PP
  12. inject, shoot - force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon"
    --12 is one way to insert, enclose, inclose, stick in, put in, introduce
    Sample sentences:
    They shoot the fruit with a chemical
    They shoot a chemical into the fruit
  13. shoot - variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors; "shoot cloth"
    --13 is one way to
    weave, interweave
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  14. shoot - throw dice, as in a crap game
    --14 is one way to
    throw
    Derived form: noun shooter3
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s
  15. fritter, frivol away, dissipate, shoot, fritter away, fool, fool away - spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
    --15 is one way to consume, squander, waste, ware
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  16. shoot - score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"
    --16 is one way to
    score, hit, tally, rack up
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  17. shoot - utter fast and forcefully; "She shot back an answer"
    --17 is one way to
    utter, emit, let out, let loose
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  18. shoot - measure the altitude of by using a sextant; "shoot a star"
    --18 is one way to
    measure, mensurate, measure out
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  19. shoot, spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon, burgeon forth, sprout - produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted"
    --19 is one way to grow
    Derived form: noun shoot1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
  20. inject, shoot - give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
    --20 is one way to administer, dispense
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody with something
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