shooting

Definitions of shooting
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n the act of firing a projectile

“his shooting was slow but accurate”
Synonyms:
shot
Types:
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shoot
the act of shooting at targets
countershot
a return shot; a retaliatory shot
discharge, firing, firing off
the act of discharging a gun
gunfire, gunshot
the act of shooting a gun
headshot
a shot aimed at a person's head
shellfire
shooting artillery shells
potshot
a shot taken at an easy or casual target (as by a pothunter)
gun
the discharge of a firearm as signal or as a salute in military ceremonies
enfilade, enfilade fire
gunfire directed along the length rather than the breadth of a formation
snipe
a gunshot from a concealed location
skeet, skeet shooting, trapshooting
the sport of shooting at clay pigeons that are hurled upward in such a way as to simulate the flight of a bird
Type of:
actuation, propulsion
the act of propelling

n killing someone by gunfire

“when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies”
Types:
drive-by killing
homicide committed by shooting from a moving automobile
drive-by shooting
shooting someone from a car as it is driven past the victim
wing shooting
shooting game birds that are flying (on the wing)
Type of:
homicide
the killing of a human being by another human being

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