gunshot
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gunshot(
guhn
-
shat
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (sound)
a. el tiro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Amy ducked when she heard gunshots downtown.Amy se agachó cuando oyó tiros en el centro.
b. el disparo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I used to hear gunshots all the time because I lived near a shooting range.Solía escuchar disparos todo el tiempo porque vivía cerca de un campo de tiro.
c. el cañonazo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When I heard the gunshots at the end of the parade, I thought they were real and almost fainted.Cuando oí los cañonazos al final del desfile, pensé que eran reales y casi me desmayé.
d. el escopetazo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
When the game ended and our city's team won, I heard gunshots outside in the street.Cuando el partido terminó y el equipo de nuestra ciudad ganó, oí escopetazos afuera en la calle.
2. (distance)
a. al alcance de los tiros
When he saw that the deer was within gunshot, he pulled the trigger.Al ver que el ciervo estaba al alcance de los tiros, apretó el gatillo.
b. a tiro
The hunter fired when the duck got within gunshot.El cazador disparó cuando el pato estuvo a tiro.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (related to bullets)
a. de bala
He was taken to the hospital with multiple gunshot wounds.Fue trasladado al hospital con múltiples heridas de bala.
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gunshot
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. el disparo m, tiro
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
gunshot woundherida de bala
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gunshot [ˈɡʌnʃɒt]
noun
(noise) disparo (m); (from artillery) cañonazo (m); (from shotgun) escopetazo (m)
within gunshot a tiro de fusil
modifier
gunshot wound (n) escopetazo (m)
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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gunshot wound
herida de bala
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