[noun] (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 require good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot" Synonyms: stroke
[noun] the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but accurate" Synonyms: shooting
[noun] a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion" Synonyms: crack
[noun] the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot" Synonyms: injection
[noun] a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear" Synonyms: pellet
[noun] 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" Synonyms: snapsnap
[noun] a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film Synonyms: scene
[noun] informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting" Synonyms: stab
[noun] 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" Synonyms: shaft, slam, dig, barb, jibe, gibe
[noun] 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"
[noun] a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey" Synonyms: nip
[noun] sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put; "he trained at putting the shot"
[noun] a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter" Synonyms: shooter
[noun] the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination Synonyms: blastoff
[adjective] varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent" Synonyms: changeable, chatoyant, iridescent