shot /ˈʃɑt/ 名詞
Shot, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shotted; p. pr. & vb. n. Shotting.] To load with shot, as a gun.
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 The old participle Shotten is obsolete.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.
Shot imp. & p. p. of Shoot.
Shot, a. Woven in such a way as to produce an effect of variegation, of changeable tints, or of being figured; as, shot silks. See Shoot, v. t., 8.
Shot, n. A share or proportion; a reckoning; a scot.
Here no shots are where all shares be. --Chapman.
A man is never . . . welcome to a place till some certain shot be paid and the hostess say =\“Welcome.”\= --Shak.
Shot, n.; pl. Shotor Shots
1. The act of shooting; discharge of a firearm or other weapon which throws a missile.
He caused twenty shot of his greatest cannon to be made at the king's army. --Clarendon.
2. A missile weapon, particularly a ball or bullet; specifically, whatever is discharged as a projectile from firearms or cannon by the force of an explosive.
Note: ☞ Shot used in war is of various kinds, classified according to the material of which it is composed, into lead, wrought-iron, and cast-iron; according to form, into spherical and oblong; according to structure and modes of operation, into solid, hollow, and case. See Bar shot, Chain shot, etc., under Bar, Chain, etc.
3. Small globular masses of lead, of various sizes, -- used chiefly as the projectiles in shotguns for killing game; as, bird shot; buckshot.
4. The flight of a missile, or the distance which it is, or can be, thrown; as, the vessel was distant more than a cannon shot.
5. A marksman; one who practices shooting; as, an exellent shot.
6. Fisheries (a) A cast of a net. (b) The entire throw of nets at one time. (c) A place or spot for setting nets. (d) A single draft or catch of fish made.
7. Athletics A spherical weight, to be put, or thrown, in competition for distance.
8. A stroke, throw, or other action to propel a ball or other game piece in certain games, as in billiards, hockey, basketball, curling, etc.; also, a move, as in chess.
9. A guess; conjecture; also, an attempt. [Colloq.] “I'll take a shot at it.”
Shot belt, a belt having a pouch or compartment for carrying shot.
Shot cartridge, a cartridge containing powder and small shot, forming a charge for a shotgun.
Shot garland Naut., a wooden frame to contain shot, secured to the coamings and ledges round the hatchways of a ship.
Shot gauge, an instrument for measuring the diameter of round shot. --Totten.
shot hole, a hole made by a shot or bullet discharged.
Shot locker Naut., a strongly framed compartment in the hold of a vessel, for containing shot.
Shot of a cable Naut., the splicing of two or more cables together, or the whole length of the cables thus united.
Shot prop Naut., a wooden prop covered with tarred hemp, to stop a hole made by the shot of an enemy in a ship's side.
Shot tower, a lofty tower for making shot, by dropping from its summit melted lead in slender streams. The lead forms spherical drops which cool in the descent, and are received in water or other liquid.
Shot window, a window projecting from the wall. Ritson, quoted by Halliwell, explains it as a window that opens and shuts; and Wodrow describes it as a window of shutters made of timber and a few inches of glass above them.
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;
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]
adj : varying in color when seen in different lights or from
different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or
shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and
iridescent" [syn: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent]
n 1: an attempt to score in a game
2: (sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a
club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes
to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot require good
balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"
3: the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but
accurate" [syn: shooting]
4: a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion"
5: the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a
syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot" [syn: injection]
6: a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed
past his ear" [syn: pellet]
7: an informal photograph; usually made with a small hand-held
camera; "my snapshots haven't been developed yet"; "he
tried to get unposed shots of his friends" [syn: snapshot,
8: a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of
action in a film [syn: scene]
9: informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his
best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting" [syn: stab]
10: an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and
intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was
`drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a
dig at me every chance she gets" [syn: shaft, slam, dig,
barb, jibe, gibe]
11: a blow hard enough to cause injury; "he is still recovering
from a shot to his leg"; "I caught him with a solid shot
to the chin"
12: a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey" [syn:
13: sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in
the shot put; "he trained at putting the shot"
14: a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability
to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter" [syn: shooter]
15: the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified
destination [syn: blastoff]
16: an explosive charge used in blasting
17: an estimate based on little or no information [syn: guess,
guesswork, guessing, dead reckoning]
[also: shotting, shotted]
[also: shotting, shotted]