What does Gunfire mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gunfire, gunshot(noun)

    the act of shooting a gun

    "the gunfire endangered innocent bystanders"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire"


  1. gunfire(Noun)

    Shots from a gun or guns, typically creating loud report.

  2. gunfire(Noun)

    The use of gunpowder-type weapons, mainly cannon, as opposed to swords or bayonets.

    Killing people became much easier and faster once armies started using gunfire.

  3. gunfire(Noun)

    The time of firing of the morning gun or the evening gun.


  1. Gunfire

    Gunfire is a fictional DC Comics superhero and freelance anti-terrorist operative. He first appeared in Deathstroke Annual #2 October 1993, he was created by Len Wein and Steve Erwin.

How to pronounce Gunfire?

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How to say Gunfire in sign language?

  1. gunfire


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gunfire in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Gunfire in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Gunfire in a Sentence

  1. Angel Santiago:

    We just kept hearing gunfire over and over and over again, and it just kept getting louder, closer, and I actually could start to smell what I guess was gunpowder.

  2. Bassist Matt McJunkins:

    The gunfire got closer. It went on for, you know, ten, fifteen minutes, it just didn't stop. And then it would stop and there was this sense of relief and then it would start up again. and then there was an explosion that just shook the whole room, probably the whole building.

  3. Munirih Gravelly:

    I heard all the gunfire and a lot of yelling, you know, out of confusion, but then it shortly turned to screams. I heard a lot of people calling other people's names.

  4. Indiana State Police:

    Once on the scene, they made contact with the suspect and exchanged gunfire almost immediately.

  5. Gad Ngajimana:

    There was some fighting this morning. Gunfire lasted about 30 minutes. Now there is only gunfire about once every 10 minutes. the faces of the people -- they are very scared.

Images & Illustrations of Gunfire

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