- n a marksman who shoots at people from a concealed place
- Meanwhile, regular folks have awkwardly adapted to the presence of a sniper in their community.
- Current sniper rifles can regularly hit trucks at 2,000 meters, but not bad guys.
- Because sniper teams are clandestine units, photographs of the troops were shot using a soldier's night optical device, providing a glimpse inside America's shadow war.
- Hillary Rodham Clinton in Melbourne Herald Sun
I remember landing under sniper fire,Senator Clinton said last week. "There was supposed to be some kind of a greeting ceremony at the airport, but instead we just ran with our heads down."
- President Bush in Times Online
Noting the absence of the presidential rivals hoping to succeed him, Mr Bush said: "Hillary Clinton couldn't get in because of sniper fire and Senator Obama's at church."