◄ Shooting ►

1. (p. pr. & vb. n.) of Shoot.

2. (n.) The act of one who, or that which, shoots; as, the shooting of an archery club; the shooting of rays of light.

3. (n.) A wounding or killing with a firearm; specifically (Sporting), the killing of game; as, a week of shooting.

4. (n.) A sensation of darting pain; as, a shooting in one's head.

5. (a.) of or pertaining to shooting; for shooting; darting.

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