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gunshot

noun gun·shot \ˈgən-ˌshät\

: bullets fired from a gun

: the firing of a gun

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

Full Definition of GUNSHOT

1
:  shot or a projectile fired from a gun
2
:  the range of a gun
3
:  the firing of a gun

Examples of GUNSHOT

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

First Known Use of GUNSHOT

15th century
GUNSHOT Defined for Kids

gunshot

noun gun·shot \ˈgən-ˌshät\

Definition of GUNSHOT for Kids

1
:  a shot from a gun
2
:  the distance that can be reached by a gun

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