Associations to the word «Gunfire»


GUNFIRE, noun. Shots from a gun or guns, typically creating loud report.
GUNFIRE, noun. (chiefly military) The use of gunpowder-type weapons, mainly cannon, as opposed to swords or bayonets.
GUNFIRE, noun. (military) The time of firing of the morning gun or the evening gun.
GUNFIRE, noun. (army slang) Tea, a cup of tea, especially one served early in the morning before first parade.

Dictionary definition

GUNFIRE, noun. The act of shooting a gun; "the gunfire endangered innocent bystanders"; "they retreated in the face of withering enemy fire".

Wise words

Words - so innocent and powerless as they are, as standing in a dictionary, how potent for good and evil they become in the hands of one who knows how to combine them.
Nathaniel Hawthorne