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shoot
Part of Speech: noun
Results: 24
3. A rush of water; a rapid.
6. A shoat; a young hog.
7. An inclined plane, either artificial or natural, down which timber, coal, etc., are caused to slide; also, a narrow passage, either natural or artificial, in a stream, where the water rushes rapidly; esp., a channel, having a swift current, connecting the ends of a bend in the stream, so as to shorten the course.
Part of Speech: verb
3. To pass rapidly through, over, or under; as, to shoot a rapid or a bridge; to shoot a sand bar.
4. To variegate as if by sprinkling or intermingling; to color in spots or patches.
7. To germinate; to bud; to sprout.
8. To grow; to advance; as, to shoot up rapidly.
9. To change form suddenly; especially, to solidify.
10. To protrude; to jut; to project; to extend; as, the land shoots into a promontory.
14. To push or thrust forward; to project; to protrude; - often with out; as, a plant shoots out a bud.
17. To be shot or propelled forcibly; - said of a missile; to be emitted or driven; to move or extend swiftly, as if propelled; as, a shooting star.
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