cross-shot

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cross-shot ‎(plural cross-shots)

  1. (soccer) A shot from one side of the field towards the opposite corner of the goal.
    • 2011 October 15, Graham Chase, “Norwich 3 - 1 Swansea”, in BBC Sport[1]:
      But the visitors halved the deficit within two minutes when Scott Sinclair burst into the area and, despite going down under Bennett's challenge, stabbed the ball across for Graham to score with a cross-shot.
  2. (photography) A technique for filming interactions between two people in which the camera looks alternately at one or the other person, with the focus on the person farthest from the camera.
  3. (hunting) A shot fired at an animal that is moving across one's field of vision.