When the shooter propels the ball forward from a position within the shooting area with the intention of sinking it in one of the opposing team's cups. [ More Info] Related Terms: Aim Small - Miss Small, Air Ball, Bounce Shot, Called Shot, Celebrity Shot, Grip, Knock Over Shot, Luck Shot, Pre-Shot Routine, Preemptive Shot / Strike, Shooting Arc, Shooting Area, Shooting Line, Sneaky Pete, Snipe Shot, Throw
the basic building block or unit of film narrative; refers to a single, constant take made by a motion picture camera uninterrupted by editing, interruptions or cuts, in which a length of film is exposed by turning the camera on, recording, and then turning the camera off; it can also refer to a single film frame (such as a still image); a follow-shot is when the camera moves to follow the action; a pull-back shot refers to a tracking shot or zoom that moves back from the subject to reveal the context of the scene; see also scene and sequence; shot analysis refers to the examination of individual shots; a one-shot two-shot, and a three-shot refers to common names for shooting just one, two, or three people in a shot Example of a single film frame or shot, of Fay Wray rehearsing the moment of meeting Kong, from King Kong (1933).
an aggressive remark directed at a person like a missile and intended to have a telling effect; "his parting shot was `drop dead'"; "she threw shafts of sarcasm"; "she takes a dig at me every chance she gets"
a chance to hit a blot; direct shots are chances to hit with a single, indirect or combined shots are 7 or more spaces away but can still be reached with some dice combination shut out another term for close out
A shot is any attempt to score by a team. The shot can result in a wide or high ball (over the goal), a keeper save, a deflection by another player or the post, or a goal. A shot is not necessarily a shot on goal.
A sequence of three shots: 1) a person's face; 2) what that person is looking at; and 3) the person again, giving the audience a chance to process the person's reaction to what (or who) s/he is seeing. See also reverse shot.
Two or more shots edited together that alternate characters, typically in a conversation situation. In continuity editing, characters in one framing usually look left, in the other framing, right. Over-the-shoulder framings are common in shot/ reverse-shot editing.
Whatever the camera is seeing. LONG SHOT (LS) is anything shot from a distance with a wide field of vision (head-to-toe of a person). MEDIUM SHOT (MS) is waist-up. TWO SHOT is generally a medium or closer shot of two people.
The basic unit of meaning in a moving image text. It can be described according to its length, or duration, the way it is framed (ie the camera distance and angle), and the arrangement of elements within it (often referred to as the mise en scéne).
A single recorded segment of video, defined primarily by the record button on the camcorder. More strictly speaking, shots are intentional, isolated camera views that collectively comprise a scene. [See scene.
What the camera sees. For example, TRACKING SHOT would mean that the camera is following a character or character as he walks in a scene. WIDE SHOT would mean that we see every character that appears in the scene, all at once.
In film, a shot is a continuous strip of motion picture film, created of a series of frames, that runs for an uninterrupted period of time. It generally portrays a subject. Shots are generally filmed with a single camera and are of variable duration.
In shotgunning, multiple pellets contained in the shell and sent downrange when the shotgun is fired. No matter how many pellets there are, shot in this sense is pluralized without adding an 's' to the end: "a handful of shot." "The case was filled with #6 shot." A fired round. "How many shots did you fire?"
Shot is an album by the Chicago noise rock band The Jesus Lizard, their first release on a major label. All of the band's previous studio releases had been produced by Steve Albini, who contributed largely to their signature sound. Of note on this album is the very different production of David Yow's vocals, which are now much clearer and higher in the mix, and Mac Mc Neilly's drums, which are lower in the mix and not as compressed.
A term used to describe a material in which there are contrasting or changing colour effects. These changing effects are produced by weaving together warp and weft threads of different colours, or by dyeing a material made from two fibres each of which reacts differently to the dyes.
The number of weft yarns in relation to each row of pile tufts or loops crosswise of the loom. A 2-shot fabric is one having two weft yarns for each row of pile tufts, a 3-shot fabric is one having three weft yarns for each row of pile tufts, etc.
(sports) the act of swinging or striking at a ball with a club or racket or bat or cue or hand; "it took two strokes to get out of the bunker"; "a good shot require good balance and tempo"; "he left me an almost impossible shot"
Shot can have several meanings. The shot or shots are the number of points scored in an end. It can also mean the type of delivery, e.g. a drawing shot, and during an end, the bowl that is currently nearest the jack.