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Overview page. Subjects: History.

A block of strips in an open field, a furlong.

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shot

Overview page. Subjects: History.

A block of strips in an open field, a furlong.

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A shot in the arm an encouraging stimulus (the shot is the injection of a drug or stimulant).

a shot in the dark an act whose outcome cannot be foreseen.

a shot in the...

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shot

Overview page. Subjects: Media Studies.

In film, a standard way of representing a conversation taking place between two people that consists of cutting between over-the-shoulder shots featuring each person. See also suture.

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shot

Overview page. Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

The name which applied to everything that was fired out of a naval gun except missiles filled with explosive. As Sir Henry Mainwaring remarks in his Seaman's Dictionary (1644): ‘There are...

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shot

Overview page. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography.

A source of seismic shock waves that are produced for experimental purposes, e.g. by a hammer, an explosion, an airgun, or a water gun.

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Shots

Overview page. Subjects: Music.

Formed in Yorkshire, England in 1965, the Shots comprised of Mick Rowley (vocals), Mal Luker (guitar), Phil Peacock (rhythm guitar), John ‘Zeke’ Lund (bass) and Geoff Gill (drums). They...

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Edited by MICHAEL ALLABY.

in A Dictionary of Earth Sciences

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 25 words.

A source of seismic shock waves that are produced for experimental purposes, e.g. by a hammer, an explosion, an

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shot

Annette Kuhn and Guy Westwell.

in A Dictionary of Film Studies

January 2012; p ublished online December 2012 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Film. 477 words.

Continuous action on the cinema screen resulting from what appears to be a single run of the *camera.

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shot

Edited by Michael Allaby.

in A Dictionary of Geology and Earth Sciences

January 2013; p ublished online September 2013 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Earth Sciences and Geography. 25 words.

A source of seismic shock waves that are produced for experimental purposes, e.g. by a *hammer, an explosion,

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shot

Daniel Chandler and Rod Munday.

in A Dictionary of Media and Communication

January 2011; p ublished online January 2011 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Media Studies. 199 words.

See also take.

1. In film and television, a sequence of continuous action unedited and terminated by a *

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