n.1.The act of one who, or that which, shoots; as, the shooting of an archery club; the shooting of rays of light.
2.(Sporting) A wounding or killing with a firearm; specifically (Sporting), the killing of game; as, a week of shooting.
3.A sensation of darting pain; as, a shooting in one's head.
a.1.Of or pertaining to shooting; for shooting; darting.
Shooting board
(Joinery) a fixture used in planing or shooting the edge of a board, by means of which the plane is guided and the board held true.
Shooting box
a small house in the country for use in the shooting season.
Shooting gallery
a range, usually covered, with targets for practice with firearms.
- Prof. Wilson.
Shooting iron
a firearm.
Shooting star
a - (Astron.) A starlike, luminous meteor, that, appearing suddenly, darts quickly across some portion of the sky, and then as suddenly disappears, leaving sometimes, for a few seconds, a luminous train, - called also falling star.
b - (Bot.) The American cowslip (Dodecatheon Meadia). See under Cowslip.
Shooting stick
(Print.) a tapering piece of wood or iron, used by printers to drive up the quoins in the chase.
- Hansard.
Noun1.shooting - the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but accurate"
Synonyms: shot
2.shooting - killing someone by gunfire; "when the shooting stopped there were three dead bodies"
To see a shooting in your dream, indicates that you have a set goal and know what you are aiming for in life. Your plans are right on target! To dream that you shoot a person with a gun, denotes your aggressive feelings and hidden anger toward that particular person. To dream that someone is shooting you with a gun, suggests that you are experiencing some confrontation in your waking life. You may feel victimized in some situation.acute, acute pain, afflictive, agonizing, antiaircraft fire, archery, atrocious, bane, beheading, bite, biting, blood, bloodletting, bloodshed, boring pain, braining, burning, capital punishment, casting, charley horse, chase, chevy, chivy, chucking, coursing, cramp, cramping, cramps, crick, cross fire, crucifixion, cruel, curtain fire, cynegetics, darting pain, dealing death, decapitation, decollation, defenestration, destruction, destruction of life, direct fire, dispatch, distressing, dry fire, electrocution, euthanasia, excruciating, execution, extermination, falconry, file fire, fire, fire of demolition, firepower, fireworks, firing, flack, flak, flinging, flow of blood, fox hunting, fulgurant pain, fusillade, garrote, gassing, girdle pain, gnawing, gore, grave, griping, ground fire, gunfight, gunfire, gunnery, gunning, gunplay, hanging, hard, harrowing, harsh, hawking, heaving, hemlock, high-angle fire, hitch, horizontal fire, hunt, hunting, hurling, hurtful, hurting, immolation, interdiction fire, jaculation, judicial murder, jumping pain, kill, killing, kink, knifelike, lancinating pain, lapidation, lobbing, machine-gun fire, martyrdom, martyrization, mercy killing, mortar fire, musketry, necktie party, nip, painful, pang, paroxysm, paroxysmal, percussion fire, piercing, pinch, pistol fire, pitching, poignant, poisoning, prick, projection, pungent, racking, raking fire, rapid fire, ricochet fire, rifle fire, ritual killing, ritual murder, sacrifice, seizure, severe, sharp, sharp pain, shellfire, shikar, shoot, shoot-out, shooting pain, skeet, skeet shooting, slaughter, slaying, slinging, spasm, spasmatic, spasmic, spasmodic, sport, sporting, stab, stabbing, stabbing pain, stalking, still hunt, stinging, stitch, stoning, strangling, strangulation, taking of life, the ax, the block, the chair, the gallows, the gas chamber, the guillotine, the hot seat, the rope, thrill, throes, throwing, time fire, tormen, tormenting, torturous, trajection, trapshooting, tweak, twinge, twitch, venery, vertical fire, wrench, zone fire
Translate Shooting to Spanish, Translate Shooting to German, Translate Shooting to French
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shoot a line
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Shooting board
shooting box
shooting brake
shooting gallery
shooting iron
shooting lodge
shooting preserve
shooting range
shooting script
shooting star
shooting stick
shop assistant
shop at
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