Gun-shot

gunshot

[guhn-shot]
noun
1.
the shooting of a gun: We heard three gunshots.
2.
a bullet, projectile, or other shot fired from a gun.
3.
the range of a gun: The bear was out of gunshot.
adjective
4.
made by a gunshot.

Origin:
1375–1425; late Middle English; see gun1, shot1

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gunshot (ˈɡʌnˌʃɒt)
 
n
1.  a.  shot fired from a gun
 b.  (as modifier): gunshot wounds
2.  the range of a gun
3.  the shooting of a gun

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