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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, though a blank screen can also be considered a shot.

See Also: montage, slow cutting, fast cutting

In firearms, a shot is a projectile load for a shotgun consisting of many small pellets.

See Also: rifle, slug

In fluid measure, a shot is roughly one ounce (approximately 30 ml).

See Also: Espresso, Whiskey, Shot glass[?]

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