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gunshot

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noun gun·shot \ˈgən-ˌshät\

Simple Definition of gunshot

  • : bullets fired from a gun

  • : the firing of a gun

  • : the distance that a bullet fired from a gun can travel

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of gunshot

  1. 1 :  shot or a projectile fired from a gun

  2. 2 :  the range of a gun

  3. 3 :  the firing of a gun

Examples of gunshot in a sentence

  1. He was killed by a gunshot to the head.



15th Century

First Known Use of gunshot

15th century


GUNSHOT Defined for Kids

gunshot

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noun gun·shot \ˈgən-ˌshät\

Definition of gunshot for Students

  1. 1 :  a shot from a gun

  2. 2 :  the distance that can be reached by a gun





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