"shots" in the noun sense
1. shooting, shot
the act of firing a projectile
"his shooting was slow but accurate"
2. shot, pellet
a solid missile discharged from a firearm
"the shot buzzed past his ear"
3. 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 requires good balance and tempo"
"he left me an almost impossible shot"
4. shot, crack
a chance to do something
"he wanted a shot at the champion"
5. shot, shooter
a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot
"he is a crack shot"
"a poor shooter"
6. scene, shot
a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film
7. injection, shot
the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe
"the nurse gave him a flu shot"
8. nip, shot
a small drink of liquor
"he poured a shot of whiskey"
9. 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. guess, guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning
an estimate based on little or no information
11. 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"
sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put
"he trained at putting the shot"
an explosive charge used in blasting
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"
an attempt to score in a game
16. shot, stab
informal words for any attempt or effort
"he gave it his best shot"
"he took a stab at forecasting"
17. blastoff, shot
the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination
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