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  • kill or wound (a person or animal) with a bullet or arrow.
    E.g. he was shot in the leg during an armed robbery
  • move suddenly and rapidly in a particular direction.
    E.g. the car shot forward
  • (in soccer, hockey, basketball, etc.) kick, hit, or throw the ball or puck in an attempt to score a goal.
    E.g. Williams twice shot wide
  • film or photograph (a scene, film, etc.).
    E.g. she has just been commissioned to shoot a video
  • (of a plant or seed) send out buds or shoots; germinate.
    E.g. some years one or other plant fails to shoot
  • inject oneself or another person with (a narcotic drug).
    E.g. he shot dope into his arm
  • plane (the edge of a board) accurately.
    E.g. I shot the longer edge down on the planer
  • a young branch or sucker springing from the main stock of a tree or other plant.
    E.g. he nipped off the new shoots that grew where the leaves joined the stems
  • an occasion when a group of people hunt and shoot game for sport.
    E.g. a grouse shoot
  • an occasion when a professional photographer takes photographs or when a film or video is being made.
    E.g. a photo shoot
  • variant spelling of chute1.
  • a rapid in a stream.
    E.g. follow the portages that skirt all nine shoots of whitewater
  • used as a euphemism for ‘shit’.
    E.g. shoot, it was a great day to be alive
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  • a sloping channel or slide for conveying things to a lower level.
    E.g. cement was loaded on to barges via chutes
  • a narrow metal enclosure for holding or restraining livestock, in which an animal may be vaccinated, branded, etc.
    E.g. cattle tend to be calmer in a chute with solid sides

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