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 firing a projectile
"his shooting was slow but accurate"
killing someone by gunfire
"when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies"
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
The shooting appears to be related to several neighborhood gangs from here in the city of Trenton having a dispute at the venue.
In my opinion, tragic as it was, the shooting was reasonable.
The pandemic has exposed weak links in the old globalization model... China and other countries must rethink and readjust global industrial layout, however, the adjustment is not a total negation of globalization... such a move would be shooting ones own foot. The right approach is to open further, instead of taking a 180-degree turn.
This is the first time in my life I hear of a policeman shooting a driver for not having a license, he is a human being. He's driving a microbus, he wants to work ... We are not in a war. Why?
The authorities have to find a way to protect us, we are afraid of both sides - the security forces and the terrorists. When we hear shooting, we hide at home.
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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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