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English definition of “shot”

shot

noun (METAL BALL)    /ʃɒt/ US  /ʃɑːt/
[C] a heavy metal ball thrown in a sports competition → See shot putAthletics [U] a mass of small metal balls that are shot from a gun : Shotgun cartridges contain lead shot.Bullets and cartridges
(Definition of shot noun (METAL BALL) from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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