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Princeton's WordNet

  1. gunfire, gunshotnoun

    the act of shooting a gun

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


  1. gunfirenoun

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

  2. gunfirenoun

    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. gunfirenoun

    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.

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  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. Frances Serrano:

    Help. I need help. My son is in the house, and he’s crazy. He has a gun. He’s ready to shoot all the police, Serrano told the Los Angeles Times. She'd gone back inside her home before officers arrived, Serrano said, and a few minutes after they got there she heard gunfire, starting with a loud — I mean really loud — ‘bang!’.

  2. Mehria Ghafoori:

    My family was in the airport, they wanted to come with me, all of my family but they couldn’t make it because Taliban started gunfire, so my family just told me, you go and save your life. It's alright. We will stay here.

  3. Gad Ngajimana:

    People are staying indoors, not moving, there was some fighting this morning. Gunfire lasted about 30 minutes. Now there is only gunfire about once every 10 minutes.

  4. Managing Director of Pegasus Shipping:

    At about 9.45 p.m., we went to take the elevator down, but hotel security stopped us saying there was a gang war on the ground floor. We were all quite anxious about what was going on but soon found out through the TV that it was a terror attack, a few people were calm, some had fainted or were in a state of shock under the tables. The bomb blast, the sound of gunfire and the fire engulfing the area was so shocking. All of us were in a different states of mind. I was extremely worried about my mother, my two daughters and my wife, they were all crying.

  5. Darcel Clark:

    Bronxites are dying from gunfire and we can not tolerate one more illegal gun in our community.

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