a field event in which a heavy ball or shot is thrown or put for distance.
a single throw or put of the shot.
an athletic event in which contestants hurl or put a heavy metal ball or shot as far as possible
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
noun 1. the act or process of making lead shot in a shot tower. noun, plural shots or for 6, 8, shot. 1. a discharge of a firearm, bow, etc. 2. the range of or the distance traveled by a missile in its flight. 3. an aimed discharge of a missile. 4. an attempt to […]
- Shot to hell
Worn out, ruined, as in This carpet is shot to hell, or My privacy’s been shot to hell, what with all these reporters. This term alludes to being shot by gunfire. [ ; late 1800s ]