one-shot definition

  • adjective:
    • Informal Becoming effective after only one effort: looked-for a one-shot treatment for the situation.
    • casual becoming the only person and unlikely is repeated: The investment was a one-shot offer.
    • wanting only one try to be effective.
    • special.
  • noun:
    • A television programme that isn't element of a series.
    • A cinematographic chance of an individual conversing with camera; a talking mind.
    • A monostable multivibrator.
    • A type of durable paint.
    • A music test which played without immediate repetition.
    • A headshot, especially in first-person shooters, or a single-hit kill in many RPGs.
    • a tale of only 1 chapter.

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