Electronics. See under shot effect.
random fluctuations in the emission of electrons from a hot cathode, causing a hissing or sputtering sound (shot noise) in an audio amplifier and causing snow on a television screen.
the inherent electronic noise arising in an electric current because of the discontinuous nature of conduction by electrons Also called Schottky noise (ˈʃɒtkɪ)
noun, plural shots on goal. Hockey and Soccer. 1. a shot that enters the goal or would have entered the goal if it had not been blocked by the goalkeeper or another defensive player.
noun 1. a field event in which a heavy ball or shot is thrown or put for distance. 2. a single throw or put of the shot. noun 1. an athletic event in which contestants hurl or put a heavy metal ball or shot as far as possible 2. a single put of the shot
- Shot-silk retina
shot-silk retina n. The appearance in the retina of numerous, wavelike, opalescent reflexes similar to the light reflections appearing on certain types of silk; most commonly seen in children under the age of 10 and sometimes in teenagers.
adjective 1. (of fish, especially herring) having recently ejected the spawn. 2. Obsolete. (of a bone) dislocated. adjective 1. (of fish, esp herring) having recently spawned 2. (archaic) worthless or undesirable