air shot


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air shot

[′er ‚shät]
(engineering)
A shot prepared by loading (charging) so that an air space is left in contact with the explosive for the purpose of lessening its shattering effect.
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Magpies centre-half Williamson also hit an air shot from the enterprising Remy Cabella's looping pass but the deadlock remained.
The Air Shot delivers the full effect of your shot, immediately.
His hairiest moment came on 48 minutes when he took an air shot at a simple Danny Gabbidon back pass after the ball bounced awkwardly off a divot.
A sensible approach is to use a pyrometer to measure melt temperature of a TPE air shot.
Ideally, the temperature rise should be measured at two injection pressures using an air shot.
But he produced an air shot while unmarked on the edge of the six-yard box before pouncing onto a defensive mistake by Shaun Williams only to dwell on the ball and let the chance slip away.
After Cushley forced another save from Curran minutes later, Swifts had a last minute chance to seal the win when Michael McKerr presented James Costello a golden chance from six yards, he hit a disappointing air shot.
Yuri Zhirkov spoilt a thrilling break with a wayward cutback and Kerzhakov should have done better seven minutes from half-time when he produced an embarrassing air shot from Dzagoev's knockdown.
Against the Icelandic team [Hafnarfjordur] he completely miskicked a backpass, he did an air shot, and the ball only just went wide of the post.
West Ham were already ahead by that stage, but they owed a debt of gratitude toWolves' Ronald Zubar for their 51st-minute opener, the right-back letting the ball trickle in off his knee after Carlton Cole had taken an air shot.
And not just because goalkeeper Paul Robinson made a complete hash of a back pass from Gary Neville to gift Croatia their second goal with a right-foot slash which was not unlike the air shot of a hacker on the first tee on a Saturday morning.
Fellow Americans Andy Bean and Hale Irwin finished a stroke behind, Irwin being left to rue an air shot over a tap-in putt during his third round.