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
The suspect posted on Facebook just prior to the shooting and sent several text messages to friends indicating, or demonstrating, that he was planning suicide by cop.
We ducked behind a counter but I stood up and watched him. Two explosions went off shortly after one another. By that time he had stopped shooting, he turned around and started coming towards us. He was holding his gun inside his jacket. He looked around anxiously to see if anyone was going to stop him and then went down the escalator ... We heard some more gunfire and then another explosion, and then it was over.
An arrow is never afraid of shooting from the bow; but it is afraid of not reaching the target!
The group I was in headed straight for the door. He was shooting at us, all we knew was to run.
We expect to select a new court date in the coming days and then set the amended trial track. The Suffolk indictments allege two counts of first-degree murder for the July 16, 2012, shooting deaths of Daniel de Abreu and Safiro Furtado in Boston's South End; three counts of armed assault with intent to murder and one count of assault and battery by means of a dangerous weapon for shots fired at three surviving victims; and one count of unlawful possession of a firearm.
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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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