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Definition of "shots" []

  • The act or an instance of discharging a projectile (noun)
  • A solid missile, such as an iron ball or a lead pellet, discharged from a firearm (noun)
  • Small round pellets of lead collectively, as used in cartridges (noun)
  • Metal in the form of coarse powder or small pellets (noun)
  • The distance that a discharged projectile travels or is capable of travelling (noun)
  • A person who shoots, esp with regard to his ability (noun)
  • An attempt; effort (noun)
  • A guess or conjecture (noun)
  • Any act of throwing or hitting something, as in certain sports (noun)
  • The launching of a rocket, missile, etc, esp to a specified destination (noun)
  • A single photograph (noun)
  • A series of frames on cine film concerned with a single event (noun)
  • A length of film taken by a single camera without breaks, used with others to build up a full motion picture or television film (noun)
  • An injection, as of a vaccine or narcotic drug (noun)
  • A glass of alcoholic drink, esp spirits (noun)
  • A heavy metal ball used in the shot put (noun)
  • An explosive charge used in blasting (noun)
  • Globules of metal occurring in the body of a casting that are harder than the rest of the casting (noun)
  • A unit of chain length equal to 75 feet (Brit) or 90 feet (US) (noun)
  • To weight or load with shot (verb)
  • Plural form of shot. (noun)

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Use "shots" in a sentence
  • ""Skipping insulin shots is more common than many people thought," says medical sociologist and lead study author Mark Peyrot of Loyola University Maryland and Johns Hopkins."
  • "Both challengers-to-be earned their title shots with unanimous decision victories, with Evans dominating Phil Davis and Sonnen earning a close but clear decision over Michael Bisping."
  • "He cagily realized he needed to do something to create demand for a third fight between he and Lesnar or the title shots were going to go to fighters like Carwin, Velasquez and dos Santos."