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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.
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Shoot Shoot, n. [F. chute. See Chute. Confused with shoot to let fly.] 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. [Written also chute, and shute.] [U. S.] To take a shoot, to pass through a shoot instead of the main channel; to take the most direct course. [U.S.]
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Shoot Shoot, 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. Superfluous branches and shoots of this second spring. --Evelyn. 3. A rush of water; a rapid. 4. (Min.) A vein of ore running in the same general direction as the lode. --Knight. 5. (Weaving) A weft thread shot through the shed by the shuttle; a pick. 6. [Perh. a different word.] A shoat; a young hog.

Meaning of Shoot from wikipedia

- In botany, shoots consist of stems including their appendages, the leaves and lateral buds, flowering stems and flower buds. The new growth from seed germination...
- A shoot is an immature plant or portion of a plant. Shoot may also refer to: Photo shoot, a photography session; an event wherein a photographer takes...
- A photo shoot is generally used in the fashion or glamour industry, whereby a model poses for a photographer at a studio or an outdoor location where...
- You Shoot, I Shoot (買兇拍人) is a 2001 Hong Kong black comedy film produced, written and directed by Pang Ho-cheung and starring Eric Kot and Cheung Tat-ming...
- Shoot 'em up (also known as shmup or STG) is a subgenre of video games within the shooter subgenre in the action genre. There is no consensus as to which...
- Shoot 'Em Up is a 2007 American action film written and directed by Michael Davis. It stars Clive Owen, Paul Giamatti, Monica Bellucci, and Stephen McHattie...
- of shooting. When using a firearm, the act of shooting is often called firing as it involves initiating a combustion process (deflagration). Shooting can...
- Shoot This is the second album by Australian post-grunge band Motor Ace, released in August 2002. The album gained more commercial success than their...
- Shoot wrestling is a combat sport that has its origins in ****an's professional wrestling circuit of the 1970s. Professional wrestlers of that era attempted...
- A shoot in professional wrestling is any unplanned, unscripted, or real-life occurrence within a wrestling event. It is a carny term shortened from "straight...
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