Bullshot vs Screenshot - What's the difference?

bullshot | screenshot |

Bullshot is a see also of screenshot.


As nouns the difference between bullshot and screenshot

is that bullshot is a cocktail made from vodka and beef bouillon or bullshot can be (neologism|video games) a phony screenshot created for promotional purposes while screenshot is an image of computer screen output at a given moment in time.

As a verb screenshot is

to take a screenshot.

bullshot

English

Etymology 1

Noun

(en noun)
  • A cocktail made from vodka and beef bouillon
  • * (seecites)
  • Etymology 2

    ." Potent New Lingo", ''Penny Arcade , 12 September 2005

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • (neologism, video games) A phony screenshot created for promotional purposes.
  • * {{quote-web
  • , date = 2005-09-12 , title = Potent New Lingo , site = Penny Arcade , url = http://www.penny-arcade.com/comic/2005/09/12 , accessdate = 2012-06-15 , passage = Exhibit A is a textbook example of a bullshot , an image ginned up by marketing and foisted on people who don't know any better. }}
  • * {{quote-web
  • , date = 2009-08-15 , title = Media Manipulation: the "Bullshot " phenomenon , first = Richard , last = Leadbetter , site = Eurogamer , accessdate = 2012-06-15 , url = http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-media-manipulation-article , passage = Even the world's most technically proficient game-makers — industry leaders in graphical and gameplay innovation — seem shy to release actual screenshots of their forthcoming games, preferring instead to unleash super-scaled bullshots , or enhanced videos. }}
  • * {{quote-magazine
  • , date = 2012-03-19 , title = 7 Marketing Trends That Need To Stop , first = Ryan , last = King , magazine = , issn = 1747-7859 , url = http://www.play-mag.co.uk/general/7-marketing-trends-that-need-to-stop/ , accessdate = 2012-06-16 , passage = Sometimes they’ll fall under the ambiguous label of ‘visual target renders’, the small-print description of bullshots at the highest level. }}
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  • References

    screenshot

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An image of computer screen output at a given moment in time.
  • Synonyms

    * screencast * screen capture * screengrab

    See also

    * bullshot

    Verb

  • To take a screenshot.
  • To help to improve the software, make sure to screenshot any bugs you find.
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