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To shoot ahead
Shoot Shoot, 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. There shot a streaming lamp along the sky. --Dryden. 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. But the wild olive shoots, and shades the ungrateful plain. --Dryden. 7. To grow; to advance; as, to shoot up rapidly. Well shot in years he seemed. --Spenser. Delightful task! to rear the tender thought, To teach the young idea how to shoot. --Thomson. 8. To change form suddenly; especially, to solidify. If the menstruum be overcharged, metals will shoot into crystals. --Bacon. 9. To protrude; to jut; to project; to extend; as, the land shoots into a promontory. There shot up against the dark sky, tall, gaunt, straggling houses. --Dickens. 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.

Meaning of Ahead from wikipedia

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- Full Speed Ahead may refer to: Full Speed Ahead (1936 film), a 1936 British film directed by Lawrence Huntington Full Speed Ahead (1940 film), a 1940 British...
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