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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The shooting of a gun.
  • noun The range of a gun.
  • noun Shot fired from a gun.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun Collectively, projectiles for cannon; solid shot.
  • noun The reach or range of a gun; the distance to which shot can be thrown from a cannon so as to be effective; military, the length of the pointblank range of a cannon-shot.
  • noun In heraldry, a roundel sable.
  • noun The firing of a cannon.
  • Made by the shot of a gun: as, a gunshot wound.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Act of firing a gun; a shot.
  • noun The distance to which shot can be thrown from a gun, so as to be effective; the reach or range of a gun.
  • adjective Made by the shot of a gun: as. a gunshot wound.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of discharging a firearm.
  • noun The sound made by a discharging firearm.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun the act of shooting a gun

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