the act of firing a projectile
"his shooting was slow but accurate"
killing someone by gunfire
"when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies"
An instance of shooting (a person) with a gun.
Police are hunting the people who carried out the shootings last week.
The sport or activity of firing a gun.
the act of one who, or that which, shoots; as, the shooting of an archery club; the shooting of rays of light
a wounding or killing with a firearm; specifically (Sporting), the killing of game; as, a week of shooting
a sensation of darting pain; as, a shooting in one's head
of or pertaining to shooting; for shooting; darting
Shooting is the act or process of firing firearms or other projectile weapons such as bows or crossbows. Even the firing of artillery, rockets, and missiles can be called shooting. A person who specializes in shooting is a marksman. Shooting can take place in a shooting range or in the field in hunting, in shooting sports, or in combat.
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Rank popularity for the word 'SHOOTING' in Nouns Frequency: #2576
The numerical value of SHOOTING in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of SHOOTING in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8
Examples of SHOOTING in a Sentence
I’m flying in between shows, going up to Vancouver shooting a movie.
If someone decided to start shooting with a pistol from the roof of the Reichstag (parliament), security guards would be all over them. But when data are siphoned off for months, no one bats an eyelid.
When you’re shooting nude, there’s always a sense of empowerment. you have to be really confident with your body.
We want to get to the Justice and Peace Ministry, to tell them we don't want any more repression, clashes, we don't want any more blood, any more injured. Stop shooting! Stop shooting!
Every time a shooting comes, my heart just breaks for the people who are about to live through what we have all lived through, and knowing that it will forever change their lives.
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- afusellament, tiroteigCatalan, Valencian
- Schießen, SchießereiGerman
- tiroteo, tiro, disparoSpanish
- ammunta, ampuminenFinnish
- fusillade, tirFrench
- skytingNorwegian Nynorsk
- tiro, disparoPortuguese
- стрельба, пальба, перестрелкаRussian
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