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one-shot (not comparable)

  1. Needing only a single attempt to become effective.
  2. Unique.


one-shot (plural one-shots)

  1. (television) A television programme that is not part of a series.
  2. (film) A cinematographic shot of a person talking to camera; a talking head.
  3. (electronics) A monostable multivibrator.
  4. A type of long-lasting paint.
  5. (music) A music sample that is played without immediate repetition.
  6. (literature) A story of only one chapter.


one-shot (third-person singular simple present one-shots, present participle one-shotting, simple past and past participle one-shotted)

  1. (video games) To kill or destroy with a single shot.