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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 shoot /ˈʃut/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 shoot /ˈʃut/ 及物動詞
 (拉ramus novellus)條,枝,枝條,苗,莖幹,抽枝,發射,放射,擊中,拋出,拋光,拍照

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shoot n.  An inclined plane, either artificial or natural, down which timber, coal, etc., are caused to slide; also, a narrow passage, either natural or artificial, in a stream, where the water rushes rapidly; esp., a channel, having a swift current, connecting the ends of a bend in the stream, so as to shorten the course. [Written also chute, and shute.] [U. S.]
 To take a shoot, to pass through a shoot instead of the main channel; to take the most direct course. [U.S.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shoot v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shot p. pr. & vb. n. Shooting. The old participle Shotten is obsolete. See Shotten.]
 1. To let fly, or cause to be driven, with force, as an arrow or a bullet; -- followed by a word denoting the missile, as an object.
 If you please
 To shoot an arrow that self way.   --Shak.
 2. To discharge, causing a missile to be driven forth; -- followed by a word denoting the weapon or instrument, as an object; -- often with off; as, to shoot a gun.
    The two ends od a bow, shot off, fly from one another.   --Boyle.
 3. To strike with anything shot; to hit with a missile; often, to kill or wound with a firearm; -- followed by a word denoting the person or thing hit, as an object.
    When Roger shot the hawk hovering over his master's dove house.   --A. Tucker.
 4. To send out or forth, especially with a rapid or sudden motion; to cast with the hand; to hurl; to discharge; to emit.
    An honest weaver as ever shot shuttle.   --Beau. & Fl.
    A pit into which the dead carts had nightly shot corpses by scores.   --Macaulay.
 5. To push or thrust forward; to project; to protrude; -- often with out; as, a plant shoots out a bud.
    They shoot out the lip, they shake the head.   --Ps. xxii. 7.
    Beware the secret snake that shoots a sting.   --Dryden.
 6. Carp. To plane straight; to fit by planing.
    Two pieces of wood that are shot, that is, planed or else pared with a paring chisel.   --Moxon.
 7. To pass rapidly through, over, or under; as, to shoot a rapid or a bridge; to shoot a sand bar.
    She . . . shoots the Stygian sound.   --Dryden.
 8. To variegate as if by sprinkling or intermingling; to color in spots or patches.
 The tangled water courses slept,
 Shot over with purple, and green, and yellow.   --Tennyson.
 To be shot of, to be discharged, cleared, or rid of. [Colloq.] “Are you not glad to be shot of him?”
    --Sir W. Scott.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shoot, v. i.
 1. To cause an engine or weapon to discharge a missile; -- said of a person or an agent; as, they shot at a target; he shoots better than he rides.
    The archers have . . . shot at him.   --Gen. xlix. 23.
 2. To discharge a missile; -- said of an engine or instrument; as, the gun shoots well.
 3. To be shot or propelled forcibly; -- said of a missile; to be emitted or driven; to move or extend swiftly, as if propelled; as, a shooting star.
    There shot a streaming lamp along the sky.   --Dryden.
 4. To penetrate, as a missile; to dart with a piercing sensation; as, shooting pains.
    Thy words shoot through my heart.   --Addison.
 5. To feel a quick, darting pain; to throb in pain.
 These preachers make
 His head to shoot and ache.   --Herbert.
 6. To germinate; to bud; to sprout.
    Onions, as they hang, will shoot forth.   --Bacon.
    But the wild olive shoots, and shades the ungrateful plain.   --Dryden.
 7. To grow; to advance; as, to shoot up rapidly.
    Well shot in years he seemed.   --Spenser.
 Delightful task! to rear the tender thought,
 To teach the young idea how to shoot.   --Thomson.
 8. To change form suddenly; especially, to solidify.
    If the menstruum be overcharged, metals will shoot into crystals.   --Bacon.
 9. To protrude; to jut; to project; to extend; as, the land shoots into a promontory.
    There shot up against the dark sky, tall, gaunt, straggling houses.   --Dickens.
 10. Naut. To move ahead by force of momentum, as a sailing vessel when the helm is put hard alee.
 To shoot ahead, to pass or move quickly forward; to outstrip others.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Shoot, n.
 1. The act of shooting; the discharge of a missile; a shot; as, the shoot of a shuttle.
    The Turkish bow giveth a very forcible shoot.   --Bacon.
    One underneath his horse to get a shoot doth stalk.   --Drayton.
 2. A young branch or growth.
    Superfluous branches and shoots of this second spring.   --Evelyn.
 3. A rush of water; a rapid.
 4. Min. A vein of ore running in the same general direction as the lode.
 5. Weaving A weft thread shot through the shed by the shuttle; a pick.
 6.  A shoat; a young hog.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a new branch
      2: the act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every
         weekend during the summer"
      v 1: hit with a missile from a weapon [syn: hit, pip]
      2: kill by firing a missile [syn: pip]
      3: fire a shot
      4: make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene";
         "shoot a movie" [syn: film, take]
      5: send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance"
      6: run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the
         yard" [syn: dart, dash, scoot, scud, flash]
      7: move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street";
         "He came charging into my office" [syn: tear, shoot
         down, charge, buck]
      8: throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a
         specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
      9: record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of
         the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
         [syn: photograph, snap]
      10: emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully;
          "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"
      11: cause a sharp and sudden pain in; "The pain shot up her leg"
      12: force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject
          hydrogen into the balloon" [syn: inject]
      13: variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors;
          "shoot cloth"
      14: throw dice, as in a crap game
      15: spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's
          inheritance" [syn: fritter, frivol away, dissipate,
           fritter away, fool, fool away]
      16: score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"
      17: utter fast and forcefully; "She shot back an answer"
      18: measure the altitude of by using a sextant; "shoot a star"
      19: produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes
          sprouted" [syn: spud, germinate, pullulate, bourgeon,
           burgeon forth, sprout]
      20: give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the
          patient's vein" [syn: inject]
      [also: shot]