Gun'shot` noun 1.
Act of firing a gun; a shot. 2.
The distance to which shot can be thrown from a gun, so as to be effective; the reach or range of a gun. « Those who are come over to the royal party are supposed to be out of gunshot
.» Dryden. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/68
Made by the shot of a gun: as. a gunshot
wound. Found on http://www.encyclo.co.uk/webster/G/68
• (n.) Act of firing a gun; a shot. • (a.) Made by the shot of a gun: as. a gunshot wound. • (n.) The distance to which shot can be thrown from a gun, so as to be effective; the reach or range of a gun.Found on http://thinkexist.com/dictionary/meaning/gunshot/
(from the article `ballistics`) ...shot are released. The shot is briefly overtaken by the rapid gas outflow and so may suffer severe yawing. The blast shock wave, traveling outward ...Found on http://www.britannica.com/eb/a-z/g/82
A gunshot is the discharge of a firearm, producing a mechanical sound effect and a chemical gunshot residue. The term can also refer to a gunshot wound caused by such a discharge. Multiple discharges of a firearm or firearms are referred to as gunfire. The word can connote either the sound of a gun firing, the projectiles that were fired, or both....Found on http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gunshot
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