one-shot

[ wuhn-shot ]
/ ˈwʌnˌʃɒt /

noun Also one shot.

a magazine, brochure, or the like that is published only one time, with no subsequent issues intended, usually containing articles and photographs devoted to one topical subject.
a single appearance by a performer, as in a play, motion picture, or television program.
a close-up camera shot of one person.
something occurring, done, used, etc., only once.

adjective

occurring, done, etc., only once.
achieved or accomplished with a single try: a one-shot solution.

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Origin of one-shot

First recorded in 1905–10
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