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Definition of Shot

Shot

  1. A cast of a net.
  2. The entire throw of nets at one time.
  3. A place or spot for setting nets.
  4. A single draft or catch of fish made.
  5. A spherical weight, to be put, or thrown, in competition for distance.
  6. A stroke or propulsive action in certain games, as in billiards, hockey, curling, etc.; also, a move, as in chess.
  7. A guess; conjecture; also, an attempt.
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  9. imp. & p. p. of Shoot.
  10. Woven in such a way as to produce an effect of variegation, of changeable tints, or of being figured; as, shot silks. See Shoot, v. t., 8.
  11. A share or proportion; a reckoning; a scot.
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  13. The act of shooting; discharge of a firearm or other weapon which throws a missile.
  14. A missile weapon, particularly a ball or bullet; specifically, whatever is discharged as a projectile from firearms or cannon by the force of an explosive.
  15. Small globular masses of lead, of various sizes, -- used chiefly for killing game; as, bird shot; buckshot.
  16. The flight of a missile, or the distance which it is, or can be, thrown; as, the vessel was distant more than a cannon shot.
  17. A marksman; one who practices shooting; as, an exellent shot.
  18. To load with shot, as a gun.
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Shot Translations

shot in Italian is sparo
shot in Spanish is tiro, balazo
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