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Shoot

n.1.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.
To take a shoot
to pass through a shoot instead of the main channel; to take the most direct course.
v. t.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.
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.
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.
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.
6.(Carp.) To plane straight; to fit by planing.
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.
To be shot of
to be discharged, cleared, or rid of.
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.
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.
7.To grow; to advance; as, to shoot up rapidly.
Well shot in years he seemed.
- Spenser.
8.To change form suddenly; especially, to solidify.
9.To protrude; to jut; to project; to extend; as, the land shoots into a promontory.
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.
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.
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.
Noun1.shoot - a new branch
2.shoot - the act of shooting at targets; "they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer"
Verb1.shoot - hit with a missile from a weapon
Synonyms: pip, hit
2.shoot - kill by firing a missile
Synonyms: pip
3.shoot - fire a shot
4.shoot - make a film or photograph of something; "take a scene"; "shoot a movie"
Synonyms: film, take
5.shoot - send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly; "shoot a glance"
6.shoot - run or move very quickly or hastily; "She dashed into the yard"
Synonyms: dash, scoot, scud, dart, flash
7.shoot - move quickly and violently; "The car tore down the street"; "He came charging into my office"
Synonyms: shoot down, tear, buck, charge
8.shoot - throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective; "shoot craps"; "shoot a golf ball"
9.shoot - record on photographic film; "I photographed the scene of the accident"; "She snapped a picture of the President"
Synonyms: photograph, snap
10.shoot - emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully; "The dragon shot fumes and flames out of its mouth"
11.shoot - cause a sharp and sudden pain in; "The pain shot up her leg"
12.shoot - force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing; "inject hydrogen into the balloon"
Synonyms: inject
13.shoot - variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors; "shoot cloth"
14.shoot - throw dice, as in a crap game
15.shoot - spend frivolously and unwisely; "Fritter away one's inheritance"
16.shoot - score; "shoot a basket"; "shoot a goal"
17.shoot - utter fast and forcefully; "She shot back an answer"
18.shoot - measure the altitude of by using a sextant; "shoot a star"
19.shoot - produce buds, branches, or germinate; "the potatoes sprouted"
20.shoot - give an injection to; "We injected the glucose into the patient's vein"
Synonyms: inject
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