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1. Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0
Nimrod, SOL, Telephoto, Wirephoto, admission, admission fee, aerial photograph, all bets off, all off, all over, all up, altitude peak, anchorage, ante, antelope, antitoxin, approach, archer, arrow, artilleryman, assay, at an end, at once, attempt, automatic control, bag, ball, balled up, bang, bar shot, bark, bet, bicolor, bicolored, bid, bird shot, black-and-white photograph, blast, blast-off, blind guess, blue darter, blue streak, bold conjecture, bollixed up, book, boom shot, boost, booster, booster dose, booster shot, boozy, bowman, bowshot, break, brokerage, buckshot, buggered, buggered up, bullet, burn, burnout, burst, by no means, call the shots, canceled, candid photograph, canned, cannon, cannon shot, cannonball, cannoneer, carabineer, carfare, case shot, cast, ceiling, cellarage, chance, charge, charges, cheesecake, chronophotograph, chunk, close-up, color photograph, color print, colorful, colory, complete, concluded, conjecture, cooked, courser, cover charge, crack, crack shot, crap, craps, crazy, crossbar shot, crushed, daedal, dart, dashed, dead, dead shot, deadeye, decided, deck, defunct, deleted, demand, demoralized, descent, detonation, deuce shot, diapositive, dichromatic, discharge, disguised, divers-colored, dockage, done, done for, done with, dose, draft, dram, drench, drink, drop, dropping, drug packet, drunk, duck shot, dues, dumdum bullet, eagle, effort, ejection, electricity, encouragement, end of burning, endeavor, ended, entrance fee, essay, exaction, exactment, expanding bullet, experiment, explosion, express train, expunged, extinct, fare, fee, finger, fini, finished, fix, flash, flight, fling, follow-focus shot, fouled up, full shot, fulmination, fusillade, gambit, gargle, gazelle, go, good shot, grape, grapeshot, greased lightning, greyhound, group shot, guess, gummed up, gun, gunfire, gunman, gunner, gunshot, guzzle, handbook, hare, harlequin, hashed up, hastily, hazard, heliochrome, heliograph, hire, hit, hunch, hunter, hurriedly, hypodermic, hypodermic injection, ignition, immediately, impact, incentive, inducement, inebriated, injection, inoculation, instantaneously, instantly, jet injection, jet plane, jigger, jolt, kaleidoscopic, kaput, kinescope, langrel shot, launch, libation, license fee, lick, lift-off, light, lightning, like a flash, like a shot, like greased lightning, long shot, look-in, loused up, mainlining, manstopping bullet, many-colored, marksman, markswoman, matte shot, medium shot, medley, mercury, messed up, missile, montage, motion picture, motivation, motley, move, mucked up, muddled, mug, mug shot, multicolor, multicolored, multicolorous, musketeer, narcotic injection, narcotic shot, natural, neurasthenic, never, nick, nip, no way, occasion, offer, on no account, opening, opportunity, over, overdose, pan shot, panoramic shot, parlay, parti-color, parti-colored, peg, pellet, perfected, perhaps, photo, photobiography, photochronograph, photograph, photomap, photomicrograph, photomontage, photomural, picture, pilotage, pinup, pixilated, plastered, play, polychromatic, polychrome, polychromic, pop, popping, portage, portion, portrait, potation, potion, potshot, prismal, process shot, projectile, prostrate, prostrated, provocation, pull, queered, quickly, quicksilver, rap shot, rapidly, reduced to jelly, retake, rifle ball, rifleman, rocket, rocket launching, roll, rough guess, round, round of drinks, round shot, rule the roost, salvage, salvo, scared rabbit, scot, scot and lot, screwed up, set at rest, settled, shaken, sharpshooter, shell, shoot, shooter, shooting, shooting up, shot through, shot to pieces, show, shrapnel, sip, skin-popping, slap, slide, slug, snafued, snap, snapshot, snarled up, snifter, sniper, snort, spectral, speculation, speedily, split shot, spot, spray, squeak, stab, stagger, stake, step, still, still photograph, stimulus, stoneshot, storage, streak, streak of lightning, stricken, striped snake, stroke, strong bid, suck, sunk, sup, surmise, swallow, swiftly, swig, swill, take, targetshooter, tattoo, telephotograph, tentative, terminated, thought, through, through with, throw, thunder and lightning, thunderbolt, time, toll, torrent, tot, towage, toxophilite, trajectory, transparency, trapshooter, travel shot, trial, trial and error, trichromatic, trichromic, tricolor, tricolored, trucking shot, try, two-tone, under no circumstances, undertaking, undone, unglued, unmanned, unnerved, unstrung, unverified supposition, upset, vaccination, vaccine, varicolored, variegated, velocity peak, versicolor, versicolored, volley, wager, washed up, wet, whack, wharfage, whirl, wild guess, wind, wiped out, wound up, zapped, zoom shot
Dictionary Results for shot:
1. WordNet® 3.0 (2006)
shot
    adj 1: 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, shot]
    n 1: the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but
         accurate" [syn: shooting, shot]
    2: a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed
       past his ear" [syn: shot, pellet]
    3: (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 requires good balance
       and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot" [syn:
       stroke, shot]
    4: a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion"
       [syn: shot, crack]
    5: a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to
       shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter" [syn: shot,
       shooter]
    6: a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of
       action in a film [syn: scene, shot]
    7: the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a
       syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot" [syn: injection,
       shot]
    8: a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey" [syn:
       nip, shot]
    9: 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: shot, shaft, slam,
       dig, barb, jibe, gibe]
    10: an estimate based on little or no information [syn: guess,
        guesswork, guessing, shot, dead reckoning]
    11: 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,
        snap, shot]
    12: sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in
        the shot put; "he trained at putting the shot"
    13: an explosive charge used in blasting
    14: 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"
    15: an attempt to score in a game
    16: informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his
        best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting" [syn: shot,
        stab]
    17: the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified
        destination [syn: blastoff, shot]

2. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Shoot \Shoot\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shot; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Shooting. The old participle Shotten is obsolete. See
   Shotten.] [OE. shotien, schotien, AS. scotian, v. i.,
   sce['o]tan; akin to D. schieten, G. schie?en, OHG. sciozan,
   Icel. skj?ta, Sw. skjuta, Dan. skyde; cf. Skr. skund to jump.
   [root]159. Cf. Scot a contribution, Scout to reject,
   Scud, Scuttle, v. i., Shot, Sheet, Shut, Shuttle,
   Skittish, Skittles.]
   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.
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            If you please
            To shoot an arrow that self way.      --Shak.
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   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.
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            The two ends od a bow, shot off, fly from one
            another.                              --Boyle.
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   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.
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            When Roger shot the hawk hovering over his master's
            dove house.                           --A. Tucker.
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   4. To send out or forth, especially with a rapid or sudden
      motion; to cast with the hand; to hurl; to discharge; to
      emit.
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            An honest weaver as ever shot shuttle. --Beau. & Fl.
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            A pit into which the dead carts had nightly shot
            corpses by scores.                    --Macaulay.
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   5. To push or thrust forward; to project; to protrude; --
      often with out; as, a plant shoots out a bud.
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            They shoot out the lip, they shake the head. --Ps.
                                                  xxii. 7.
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            Beware the secret snake that shoots a sting.
                                                  --Dryden.
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   6. (Carp.) To plane straight; to fit by planing.
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            Two pieces of wood that are shot, that is, planed or
            else pared with a paring chisel.      --Moxon.
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   7. To pass rapidly through, over, or under; as, to shoot a
      rapid or a bridge; to shoot a sand bar.
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            She . . . shoots the Stygian sound.   --Dryden.
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   8. To variegate as if by sprinkling or intermingling; to
      color in spots or patches.
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            The tangled water courses slept,
            Shot over with purple, and green, and yellow.
                                                  --Tennyson.
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   To be shot of, to be discharged, cleared, or rid of.
      [Colloq.] "Are you not glad to be shot of him?" --Sir W.
                                                  Scott.
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3. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Shot \Shot\,
   imp. & p. p. of Shoot.
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4. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Shot \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.
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5. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Shot \Shot\, n. [AS. scot, sceot, fr. sce['o]tan to shoot; akin
   to D. sschot, Icel. skot. [root]159. See Scot a share,
   Shoot, v. t., and cf. Shot a shooting.]
   A share or proportion; a reckoning; a scot.
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         Here no shots are where all shares be.   --Chapman.
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         A man is never . . . welcome to a place till some
         certain shot be paid and the hostess say "Welcome."
                                                  --Shak.
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6. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Shot \Shot\, n.; pl. Shotor Shots. [OE. shot, schot, AS.
   gesceot a missile; akin to D. schot a shot, shoot, G. schuss,
   geschoss a missile, Icel. skot a throwing, a javelin, and E.
   shoot, v.t. [root]159. See Shoot, and cf. Shot a share.]
   1. The act of shooting; discharge of a firearm or other
      weapon which throws a missile.
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            He caused twenty shot of his greatest cannon to be
            made at the king's army.              --Clarendon.
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   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.
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   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.
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   3. Small globular masses of lead, of various sizes, -- used
      chiefly as the projectiles in shotguns for killing game;
      as, bird shot; buckshot.
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   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.
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   5. A marksman; one who practices shooting; as, an exellent
      shot.
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   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.
          [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

   7. (Athletics) A spherical weight, to be put, or thrown, in
      competition for distance.
      [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

   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.
      [Webster 1913 Suppl.]

   9. A guess; conjecture; also, an attempt. [Colloq.] "I'll
      take a shot at it."
      [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

   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.
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7. The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48
Shot \Shot\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Shotted; p. pr. & vb. n.
   Shotting.]
   To load with shot, as a gun. --Totten.
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