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English noun: shooting

1. shooting (act) the act of firing a projectile


SamplesHis shooting was slow but accurate.


Synonymsshot


Broader (hypernym)actuation, propulsion


Narrower (hyponym)countershot, discharge, firing, firing off, gunfire, gunshot, headshot, potshot, shellfire, shoot


Part holonymfire control

2. shooting (act) killing someone by gunfire


SamplesWhen the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies.


Broader (hypernym)homicide


Narrower (hyponym)drive-by killing, drive-by shooting, wing shooting









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