What does Shooting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shooting, shotnoun

    the act of firing a projectile

    "his shooting was slow but accurate"

  2. shootingnoun

    killing someone by gunfire

    "when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies"

Wiktionary

  1. shootingnoun

    An instance of shooting (a person) with a gun.

    Police are hunting the people who carried out the shootings last week.

  2. shootingnoun

    The sport or activity of firing a gun.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shooting

    of Shoot

  2. Shootingnoun

    the act of one who, or that which, shoots; as, the shooting of an archery club; the shooting of rays of light

  3. Shootingnoun

    a wounding or killing with a firearm; specifically (Sporting), the killing of game; as, a week of shooting

  4. Shootingnoun

    a sensation of darting pain; as, a shooting in one's head

  5. Shootingadjective

    of or pertaining to shooting; for shooting; darting

Freebase

  1. Shooting

    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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  1. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'Shooting' in Nouns Frequency: #2576

Anagrams for Shooting »

  1. soothing

  2. hootings

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shooting in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Shooting in Pythagorean Numerology is: 8

Examples of Shooting in a Sentence

  1. Rahman Gerdi:

    Taliban fighters were shooting from one side of our house and the Afghan National Security Forces (ANSF) from the other side, a rocket landed in my garden. My wife told me that if I didn't flee, she would leave the house alone with our two daughters. We fled. We left everything behind. I'm afraid it will be looted.

  2. Clement Thibault:

    The live-streaming of New Zealand's shooting will certainly bring on more questions of regulation and scrutiny over Facebook. It helped provide a platform for today's horrific attack and will undoubtedly be called into question for facilitating the spread of this.

  3. Harvey County Sheriff T. Walton:

    This man wasn’t going to stop shooting, the only reason he stopped shooting is the officer stopped the shooter.

  4. Agness Chifundo:

    Government were asking where we were hiding Renamo, when they couldn't find them they were burning houses and shooting. I saw five dead bodies and a woman was raped in front of me.

  5. Roy Cooper:

    Federal officials should continue to thoroughly investigate the shooting of Andrew Brown Jr. in Elizabeth City, our state should pass specific laws to increase transparency, confidence and accountability in the justice system.

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