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  • n. Plural form of gunshot.

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Examples

  • TAYLOR: We have not been able to confirm any gunshots, that is true.

    CNN Transcript Oct 22, 2008

  • I do not like the idea of gunshots in front of the library.

    Tyrone Yates and Kimber Fender Respond To Loud Noise Complaint

  • We know hopefully less than 10, the police say, hostages inside, including the ambassador, and two people were injured when this siege began, not injured by gunshots, which is important, but locals did reported hearing gunshots when the incident began.

    CNN Transcript Aug 20, 2002

  • I'm curious if it will fall deaf ears in the Middle East at this juncture, sort of muffled by the sound of shots, gunshots, that is.

    CNN Transcript May 21, 2001

  • The three-page police report indicated he did so in the hope officers who were checking on the welfare of a drunken woman would race off to investigate the "gunshots," giving Rush the opportunity to take the woman home.

    Archive 2009-05-01

  • When a handful of people starting throwing stones and setting off sound grenades (no, they weren't "gunshots" as the Huffington Post breathlessly reported), the marchers handled it themselves, instructing the people responsible to leave the protest, which they promptly did.

    Naomi Klein: Memo to Danes: Even You Cannot Control This Summit

  • She captures everything from the historic session in which Basie made his first hit record, "One O'clock Jump," to a studio orchestra rendering Rossini's William Tell Overture into the theme song for "The Lone Ranger," complete with "gunshots" made by snapping mousetraps.

    When America Had a Soundtrack

  • That particular incident perhaps more typical of the many incidents that are happening around Iraq to U.S. soldiers, many incidents that aren't getting reported because they're incidents such as gunshots being fired at patrols, explosive devices going off.

    CNN Transcript Jun 29, 2003

  • But Irvin doubts computer woes would ever make the top 10 list. emergency room visits such as gunshots and motor vehicle accidental injuries of course got more media attention, she was pleased to see information from external cause of injury codes (e-codes) used to document why people came into the emergency room.

    ABC News: ABCNews

  • The game's AI can be smart at times as enemies tend to check out disturbances such as gunshots or explosions.

    The Star Online: Technology

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