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ˈsnaɪ pərsniper

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. sniper(noun)

    a marksman who shoots at people from a concealed place


  1. sniper(Noun)

    A person who carries the professional title of sniper

  2. sniper(Noun)

    A person using long-range small arms for precise attacks from a concealed position.

  3. sniper(Noun)

    Any attacker using a non-contact weapon against a specific target from a concealed position.


  1. Sniper

    A sniper is a highly trained marksman who operates alone, in a pair, or with a sniper team to maintain close visual contact with the enemy and engage targets from concealed positions or distances exceeding the detection capabilities of enemy personnel. These sniper teams operate independently, with little combat asset support from their parent units. Snipers typically have highly selective and specialized training and use high-precision/special application rifles and optics, and often have sophisticated communication assets to feed valuable combat information back to their units. In addition to marksmanship, military snipers are trained in camouflage, field craft, infiltration, special reconnaissance and observation, surveillance and target acquisition. Snipers are especially effective when deployed within the terrain of urban warfare, or jungle warfare.

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of sniper in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of sniper in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Examples of sniper in a Sentence

  1. Tim Gray:

    The mark of a good piece of art is when people can have different interpretations, so I think it's entirely possible that people on the right and the left will both vote for it. The popularity of 'American Sniper' is an indication that a lot of people like it, and that includes red states, blue states and Oscar voters. If anything, I think people in Hollywood are encouraged -- after the box office dropped in 2014 -- that a January movie can make this money.

  2. Louis Bravo:

    Being a sniper is in fact different than just being infantry, it's an added stressor as everyone expects more from you. Or that every sniper should be able to perform at Hollywood level because they saw Mark Wahlberg in 'Shooter.'.

  3. Jonny Kim:

    Chris Kyle was the Primary Sniper, Navigator, Pointman, and newguys kind of get matched up to a person. He was the person I got matched up to, because I would eventually be groomed to take on his responsibilities, so early on, I got tasked with being the Assistant Lead Navigator and Point Man and Sniper, which I eventually got to take on these roles more as a Primary later, and in workup and also on deployment.

  4. Ricardo Cigarroa:

    We have a sniper here that has killed 600 people and is on track to kill another thousand before this year is up -- and we don't fear it ? I guarantee you if it was a sniper with a rifle, there wouldn't be one parent letting their child out.

  5. Musin Almat Zhumabekovich:

    1. Cupid is a squint sniper 2. Imagination is diving into the bottomless depths of madness. 3. A person is not a person, but only another figure. Look at your prison number. These are not numbers on the shirt, but your name. 4. Sleep is a unique museum of our past, present, and future. In which there is a library that stores unique knowledge. 5. Civilization is when a wild wolf becomes an obedient dog of the system. 6. A person does not want to please people, he wants to tease them. 7. Laziness is an adverse reaction to the artificial system of society. 8. Many people have a love with late ignition. 9. Conclusions - these are human tests, that is, blood, urine and feces. They give out a piece of paper that shows which psychological diseases you are sick with. 10. The corpse of truth, is located somewhere at the bottom of the ocean. 11. Because of slang, jargon and swear words. Words will turn into sounds and letters. 12. No matter how much you read, it is important how much you understand. 13. The enemy rules you with your anger. 14. The gloom of loneliness will give either holiness or madness. 15. Love is the blues of sincere feelings. Awakening in reality something paranormal, something supernatural. 16. Madness is when garbage recycling in the head breaks down. 17. Never confuse truth with opinion. 18. Everyone is drunk by his own madness. 19. If people are directed at you: resentment, envy, causticity, sarcasm, anger, aggression, hatred, revenge, rage - know that all this is the sympathy of people, this does not mean that you are a bad person, just very attractive personality. 20. A love couple who is able to constantly forgive each other is doomed to become the happiest couple in the world. 21. Never listen, and never react to someone who does not know and does not understand you. 22. Author: Musin Almat Zhumabekovich

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