length of shot

length of shot

[′leŋkth əv ′shät]
(engineering)
The depth of the shothole, in which powder is placed, or the size of the block of coal or rock to be loosened by a single blast, measured parallel with the hole.
(mining engineering)
In open-pit mining, the distance from the first drill hole to the last drill hole along the bank.
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Cozine set up a high-speed video camera in Menefee's test range, and through interpretation of the video, could determine the length of shot strings.
The shorter the swing you can make, the better; this will give you control, but use your shoulders and turn into the backswing no matter the length of shot you are playing.
Vary the hand location on the grip depending on the length of shot required and make sure you are standing much closer to the ball than normal.
I was told to run and get a shot firing battery, a length of shot wire and a detonator.
Another reason for taking one club more is that the ball moves left to right in the air which naturally shortens the length of shot so a seven iron will fly an eight-iron distance.
A good caddie also knows how far his player hits each club and should be able to inform him on the length of shot from any given part of the course.
Bill Leigh says: ``Evidently the golf equipment and golf balls did not permit the length of shot we know today.
The Dublin defence was determined and dogged in their approach but they had a major fault in not being able to clear their lines with any great length of shot.
So that proves the length of backswing has no relevance to length of shot.
The greens are much larger than on the average course and most of them have three distinct levels so judging the length of shots is crucial.
When the greens got crusty this afternoon with the length of shots we are required to hit into small quadrants, it doesn't match up.
Length of shots is a drawback, for now, as the brothers take time to grow (Danny is 5-foot-0, Matt 4-11 3/4 and both weigh 85 pounds).