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Gunfire synonyms
gŭn'fīr'
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A photograph taken of a particular subject:
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  1. A photograph taken of a particular subject:
  2. A small amount given or applied at one time:
  3. (Sports & Games) An attempt to score into a goal, as in soccer or hockey.
Plural form of shot
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The act or an instance of shooting a gun, specif., one that results in wounding or killing
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  1. The act or an instance of shooting a gun, specif., one that results in wounding or killing
A release of mechanical, chemical, or nuclear energy in a sudden and often violent manner with the generation of high temperature and usually with the release of gases.
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  1. A release of mechanical, chemical, or nuclear energy in a sudden and often violent manner with the generation of high temperature and usually with the release of gases.
  2. The loud, sharp sound made as a result of either of these actions.
  3. A sudden, great increase:
A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
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  1. A spoken or written account of an event, usually presented in detail:
  2. A formal account of the proceedings or transactions of a group:
  3. An explosive noise:
Guns of large caliber, too heavy to carry; mounted guns (excluding machine guns), as cannons or missile launchers: artillery may be mobile, stationary, or mounted on ships, airplanes, etc.
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  1. Guns of large caliber, too heavy to carry; mounted guns (excluding machine guns), as cannons or missile launchers: artillery may be mobile, stationary, or mounted on ships, airplanes, etc.
  2. Large cannon like weapons, transportable and usually operated by more than one person.
  3. The branch of an army that specializes in the use of such weapons.
A stroke, kick, or other strike of the ball made before the ball touches the ground.
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  1. A stroke, kick, or other strike of the ball made before the ball touches the ground.
  2. A group of remarks, expressions, or actions directed toward a certain recipient or audience:
  3. (Sports) An exchange of strokes in a court game, such as volleyball, ending when one side fails to make a good return and resulting in a point or the loss of service.
Fulfillment of the terms of something, such as a debt or promise.
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  1. Fulfillment of the terms of something, such as a debt or promise.
  2. A substance or material that is released, emitted, or excreted, especially from the body.
  3. A debtor’s release from a debt upon payment in full or upon adjudication of bankruptcy; the release of an inmate from prison; the termination of an employee; the act of releasing jurors from any further obligation, upon the giving of a verdict or the settlement or dismissal of the trial in which they serve. A debtor’s release from a debt upon payment in full or upon adjudication of bankruptcy; the release of an inmate from prison; the termination of an employee; the act of releasing jurors from any further obligation, upon the giving of a verdict or the settlement or dismissal of the trial in which they serve.
A disposition or placement of troops that makes them vulnerable to such fire
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  1. A disposition or placement of troops that makes them vulnerable to such fire
  2. Gunfire, from either flank, directed along the length of a column or line of troops
  3. (Architecture) A linear arrangement of a series of interior doors, as to a suite of rooms, so as to provide an unobstructed view when the doors are open.
An explosion.
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  1. An explosion.
  2. The act of exploding.
(Slang) A highly exciting or pleasurable experience or event, such as a big party.
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  1. (Slang) A highly exciting or pleasurable experience or event, such as a big party.
  2. A powerful hit, blow, or shot.
  3. A sudden loud sound, especially one produced by a stream of forced air:
The shooting of firearms, etc.
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  1. The shooting of firearms, etc.
  2. The act or an instance of dismissing someone from a job.
  3. The process of applying fire or heat, as in the hardening or glazing of ceramics.
A volley of shots, or a single series of shots from an automatic firearm
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  1. A volley of shots, or a single series of shots from an automatic firearm
  2. The number of bullets fired from an automatic weapon by one pull of the trigger.
  3. The result of bursting, especially the explosion of a projectile or bomb on impact or in the air.
The crashing or booming sound produced by rapidly expanding air along the path of the electrical discharge of lightning.
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  1. The crashing or booming sound produced by rapidly expanding air along the path of the electrical discharge of lightning.
  2. The sound that follows a flash of lightning, caused by the sudden heating and expansion of air by electrical discharge
  3. The explosive noise that accompanies a stroke of lightning. Thunder is a series of sound waves produced by the rapid expansion of the air through which the lightning passes. Sound travels about 1 km in 3 seconds (about 1 mi in 5 seconds). The distance between an observer and a lightning flash can be calculated by counting the number of seconds between the flash and the thunder.
A succession of cracking sounds
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  1. A succession of cracking sounds
  2. A network of fine cracks on the surface of glazed pottery, china, or glassware.
  3. The act or sound of crackling.
An overwhelming, concentrated outpouring, as of words or requests:
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  1. An overwhelming, concentrated outpouring, as of words or requests:
  2. A curtain of artillery fire laid down to keep enemy forces from moving, or to cover or prepare the way for one's own forces, esp. in attack
  3. A heavy, prolonged attack of words, blows, etc.
A piece of fabric or other material that hangs in a window or open space as a decoration, shade, screen, or divider.
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  1. A piece of fabric or other material that hangs in a window or open space as a decoration, shade, screen, or divider.
  2. Something that functions as or resembles a screen, cover, divider, or barrier:
  3. An effect, line, or situation in a play just before the curtain closes
A harsh verbal or physical attack.
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  1. A harsh verbal or physical attack.
  2. A continuous firing of artillery
  3. An extended, usually heavy discharge of artillery.
The simultaneous release of a rack of bombs from an aircraft.
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  1. The simultaneous release of a rack of bombs from an aircraft.
  2. The projectiles or bombs thus released.
  3. A discharge of a number of pieces of artillery or small arms, in regular succession or at the same time, either as a salute or, esp. in naval battles, as a broadside
Find another word for gunfire. In this page you can discover 31 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for gunfire, like: shot, shots, shooting, cannonading, bombardment, fire to pin down someone, artillery support, air-support, air-strike, mortar fire and heavy arms attack.