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shotgun 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈSHätˌgən/,
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shotguns, plural;
  1. Aimed at a wide range of things; with no specific target
    • - many companies use the shotgun approach, aiming advertising at the widest possible audience
  2. (of a house or other structure) With the rooms lined up one behind another, forming a long narrow whole
    • - his family lived in a shotgun shack in South Memphis
Verb
  1. Shoot at or kill with a shotgun

  2. Consume (a canned beverage) in one go by punching a hole near the can's base and upturning it over one's mouth
    • - shotgunning beers
  3. Consume (any beverage) in one go
    • - I shotgunned two tumblers of Jack D and chased it with a Mickey's
Noun
  1. A smoothbore gun for firing small shot at short range

  2. An offensive formation in which the quarterback receives the snap while standing several yards behind the line of scrimmage


  1. firearm that is a double-barreled smoothbore shoulder weapon for firing shot at short ranges
  2. A shotgun (also known as a scattergun and peppergun, or historically as a fowling piece) is a firearm that is usually designed to be fired from the shoulder, which uses the energy of a fixed shell to fire a number of small spherical pellets called shot, or a solid projectile called a slug. ...
  3. Shotgun is the third album by Tony Lucca and it was released on March 30, 2004.
  4. Shotgunning is a means of consuming a canned beverage, especially beer, very quickly by punching a hole in the side of the can. With this method, it is possible to easily drink a canned beverage in under 10 seconds.
  5. In the drug slang of consumers of cannabis, shotgun (or "shotties") can have one of a number of meanings. A variation of the bong native to South of England, where a straight tube is used instead of a conventional "gauze type" bong tube. Another meaning of "shotgun" can be as an action. ...
  6. Shotgun is a fictional character in the Marvel Universe.
  7. Shotgun is the twenty third 87th Precinct novel by Ed McBain.
  8. A gun which fires loads consisting of small metal balls, called shot, from a cartridge; The front passenger seat in a vehicle, next to the driver; so called because the position of the shotgun-armed guard on a horse-drawn stage-coach, wagon train, or gold transport was next to the driver on a ...
  9. (SHOTGUNS) We work on all makes and types of shotguns. From Hunting, Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays to IPSC and Cowboy Action. ...
  10. (Shotguns) Weapon used for killing lots of zombies fast.
  11. A shoulder gun with smooth-bored barrel(s) primarily intended for firing multiple small, round projectiles, (shot, birdshot, pellets), larger shot (buck shot), single round balls (pumpkin balls) and cylindrical slugs. ...
  12. An offensive formation which positions the quarterback at least 5 yards behind the center, and usually not more than 7. This formation allows the quarterback to gain more time in analyzing the defense and more time to throw the ball.
  13. (Also "shotty".) A weapon that holds 12 shells and fires 15 pellets per shell.
  14. Two-drum, live skyline yarding system used in uphill logging, in which the carriage moves down the skyline by gravity, is lowered to attach logs, and is then raised and pulled to the landing by the main line (10).
  15. To dream of a shotgun, foretells domestic troubles and worry with children and servants. To shoot both barrels of a double-barreled shotgun, foretells that you will meet such exasperating and unfeeling attention in your private and public life that suave manners giving way under the strain and ...
  16. (1) A firearm designed to be fired from the shoulder with a smoothbore barrel that fires shotshells possessing a varying number if round pellets. (2) Some barrels are designed to be used with rifled slugs, most generally having smooth-bores, but in rare cases may be rifled. ...
  17. A place of honor in the front seat of a car nearest the door. Usually reserved for the coolest guy in the group besides the driver of the car. If there is a doubt, before entering the car someone will call shotgun and then everyone will argue as to who actually will ride shotgun.
  18. When you have no idea of what is wrong during troubleshooting and you are running out of time, try a shotgun repair. Replace as many components as you can and flip the switch on. Pray for no magic blue smoke. ...
  19. When the quarterback sets up in the backfield instead of under the center before the snap of the football. Most often used in obvious passing situations.
  20. a way of smoking Marijuana, by blowing smoke back through the joint into another's mouth
  21. To reverse the joint in ones mouth and blow the smoke into the mouth of another.
  22. (n.) A shoulder arm designed primarily for shooting a large number of small projectiles at once. The shot spread out, making it easier to hit a moving target. Shotguns are used with birdshot to hunt birds (obviously) and small game. ...
  23. A small arm with a smooth unrifled bore designed to project multiple missiles of less than bore diameter at one discharge, which is intended to be operated by a single individual using both hands. ...
  24. the front passenger seat in a car. This seat is often viewed as the most desirable place to sit since there is more leg room available and more control over the window and stereo in this position. ...
  25. A gun which fires multiple pellets (called Shot) at once with each pull of the trigger. Shotguns can also be used to fire Slugs.