1. [Noun]: a small drink of liquor; "he poured a shot of whiskey"

2. [Noun]: the launching of a missile or spacecraft to a specified destination

3. [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"

4. [Noun]: informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"

5. [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"

6. [Noun]: an explosive charge used in blasting

7. [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"

8. [Noun]: a consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

9. [Noun]: a person who shoots (usually with respect to their ability to shoot); "he is a crack shot"; "a poor shooter"

10. [Noun]: a chance to do something; "he wanted a shot at the champion"

11. [Noun]: the act of firing a projectile; "his shooting was slow but accurate"

12. [Noun]: the act of putting a liquid into the body by means of a syringe; "the nurse gave him a flu shot"

13. [Noun]: an attempt to score in a game

14. [Noun]: a solid missile discharged from a firearm; "the shot buzzed past his ear"

15. [Noun]: sports equipment consisting of a heavy metal ball used in the shot put; "he trained at putting the shot"

16. [Noun]: an estimate based on little or no information

17. [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"

18. varying in color when seen in different lights or from different angles; "changeable taffeta"; "chatoyant (or shot) silk"; "a dragonfly hovered, vibrating and iridescent"

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