Gunfire meaning

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The firing of guns.
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The firing of a gun or guns.
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The use of firearms or artillery, as distinguished from other military tactics.
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Shots from a gun or guns, typically creating loud report.

Let's hide in the trees to avoid the gunfire.

Sergeant, direct your gunfire toward that copse of trees.

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(military) The time of firing of the morning gun or the evening gun.
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(chiefly military) The use of gunpowder-type weapons, mainly cannon, as opposed to swords or bayonets.

Killing people became much easier and faster once armies started using gunfire.

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