chute vs shoot :

chute vs shoot

chute or shoot

Chute is a trough or tube through which objects are made to slide from a higher to a lower level.

"The girls want to go on the chute at the amusement park."

Shoot means to fire a projectile or weapon at something or someone. It could also be used to describe an action of moving very quickly and suddenly.

"I can't forgive you. You attempted to shoot me."

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  • n  rescue equipment consisting of a device that fills with air and retards your fall
  • n  sloping channel through which things can descend
  • v  jump from an airplane and descend with a parachute

  • n  a new branch
  • n  the act of shooting at targets
    they hold a shoot every weekend during the summer
  • v  hit with a missile from a weapon
  • v  kill by firing a missile
  • v  fire a shot
  • v  make a film or photograph of something
    shoot a movie
  • v  send forth suddenly, intensely, swiftly
    shoot a glance
  • v  run or move very quickly or hastily
  • v  move quickly and violently
  • v  throw or propel in a specific direction or towards a specific objective
    shoot craps
    shoot a golf ball
  • v  record on photographic film
  • v  emit (as light, flame, or fumes) suddenly and forcefully
  • v  cause a sharp and sudden pain in
  • v  force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
  • v  variegate by interweaving weft threads of different colors
    shoot cloth
  • v  throw dice, as in a crap game
  • v  spend frivolously and unwisely
  • v  score
    shoot a basket
    shoot a goal
  • v  utter fast and forcefully
  • v  measure the altitude of by using a sextant
    shoot a star
  • v  produce buds, branches, or germinate
  • v  give an injection to
News & Articles

  • Officers Shoot, Kill Man Who Shot At Them In Fruita
    Police in Fruita are investigating a shooting involving an officer that ended with the death of one man.
    June 16, 2013 - CBS Denver
  • Police shoot, kill man in North Lawndale
    A Chicago Police officer shot and killed a man early Sunday in the North Lawndale neighborhood on the West Side, authorities said. The shooting happened in the 1700 block of South Springfield Avenue about 2:30 a.m., according to a statement from the Chicago Police Department. Officers were attempting to stop a vehicle for a traffic violation when a male passenger got out of the car with a weapon ...
    June 16, 2013 - Chicago Sun-Times
  • Police shoot N.H. man in buttocks
    A police officer shot a New Hampshire man in the buttocks Saturday after he allegedly crashed his car into a police cruiser and fled, according to the Essex County district attorney’s office. Alexander Castro, 20, of Salem, N.H., was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries and was under police guard Saturday night. The Essex County district attorney’s office is investigating the shooting ...
    June 16, 2013 - Boston Globe