Meaning of gunshot

gun•shot

Pronunciation: (gun'shot"), [key]
— n.
  1. the shooting of a gun: We heard three gunshots.
  2. a bullet, projectile, or other shot fired from a gun.
  3. the range of a gun: The bear was out of gunshot.
—adj.
  1. made by a gunshot.
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