What does shooting mean?

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. shooting, shot(noun)

    the act of firing a projectile

    "his shooting was slow but accurate"

  2. shooting(noun)

    killing someone by gunfire

    "when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies"

Wiktionary

  1. shooting(Noun)

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

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

  2. shooting(Noun)

    The sport or activity of firing a gun.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Shooting

    of Shoot

  2. Shooting(noun)

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

  3. Shooting(noun)

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

  4. Shooting(noun)

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

  5. Shooting(adj)

    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.

British National Corpus

  1. Nouns Frequency

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

Anagrams for shooting »

  1. soothing

  2. hootings

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How to say shooting in sign language?

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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. Atlanta Police Department:

    CLICK HERE TO GET THE FOX NEWS APP Officer integrity goes to the heart of what we do here every single day, Chief Erika Shields said in a statement. Its imperative the public have trust in our word and our actions. Its extremely disappointing to see the victim of a fatal shooting be victimized twice by the actions of one of our officers.

  2. Julian Dorio:

    I think what really shocked me at first was that we're a loud rock band, you know? The power of the band on the stage, through the PAs, is hard to trump and the initial shots were so powerful for me that, I immediately, I knew something was wrong, and I saw two guys out front, and that might just be the most awful thing ever, was them just relentlessly shooting into the audience.

  3. Rickie Fowler:

    If winds pick up, shooting even par on the course will be nice.

  4. Cheryl Furler:

    About three dozen police vehicles, including an armored truck, and four ambulances responded to the shooting. The Whitehall and Allentown police departments, and Pennsylvania State Police troopers, were on the scene, The Morning Call reported. No arrests havebeen made as of Sunday, and no motive behind the shooting was released. Investigatorswerereviewing surveillance footage in hopes of identifying a suspect. Authorities called for anyone in the mall at the time of the shooting who may have cell phone video of the incident to contact police. NEARLY 100 PROTESTERS ARRESTED AT ABOLISH ICE PROTESTS IN NYC Lehigh Valley Hospital and St. Lukes University Hospital were put on alert in case anyone injured left the mall undetected before law enforcement arrived, The Morning Call reported. Allentown Police Capt.Mike Becker told The Associated Press that Allentown Police Capt.Mike Becker department was assisting Whitehall Township Police but had no other information to share. Cheryl Furler, an employee at Bath Body Works, told WFMZ that Cheryl Furler and about 50 other people barricaded themselves in the stockroom. We took filing cabinets and pushed them up against the doors.

  5. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton:

    My understanding is, Jack Wilson was a reserve deputy and had significant training, had Jack Wilson own shooting range, had taught other people how to shoot, had taught many people in West Freeway Church of Christ how to be prepared, jack Wilson's not just responsible for Jack Wilson actions, which ultimately saved the lives of maybe hundreds of people, but Jack Wilson's also responsible for training hundreds in that church.

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