American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. The firing of guns.
- n. Shots from a gun or guns, typically creating loud report.
- n. The use of gunpowder-type weapons, mainly cannon, as opposed to swords or bayonets.
- n. military The time of firing of the morning gun or the evening gun.
- n. the act of shooting a gun
“Enemy gunfire is always directed to the square in range that is least protected by Bunkers to inflict the most casualties among your people (and thus cost you the most money), or to the most valuable structure, attempting to destroy it (and thus cost you the most money).”
“On Sunday, an Indian soldier was killed in gunfire from Pakistan's side of Kashmir.”
“As if on cue, the office erupts in gunfire, as what was expected to be a standard transfer is something else entirely.”
“It seems the frequency of being jarred awake at night by gunfire is on the rise in this city.”
“Our right to random gunfire is guaranteed by the Second Amendment. soullite says:”
“The Red Baron also flew over Evans position twice and received gunfire from the ground.”
“His trainer wasn't sure what trauma pushed him over the edge — the explosions around the camp perhaps, or gunfire from the rifle range.”
“Should a confrontation happen it should end promptly in gunfire and a human in possession of a pelt.”
“Pandering to the NRA with this tasteless, partisan joke when so many of our great African-American leaders have fallen to gunfire is absolutely inexcusable.”
“His poloshirt is resistant to gunfire from a 9mm pistol to a Uzi submachine gun.”
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