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English → English (WordNet) Definition: overshot overshoot n : an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt [syn: wave-off, go-around] v 1: shoot beyond or over (a target) [ant: undershoot] 2: aim too high; “The plan overshoots its aim” [also: overshot] overshot adj : having an upper part projecting beyond the lower; “an overshot jaw” overshot See overshoot
English → English (gcide) Definition: Overshot Overshoot \O`ver*shoot"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overshot; p. pr. & vb. n. Overshooting.] 1. To shoot over or beyond; to miss; as, to overshoot a mark; to overshoot the green in golf. “Not to overshoot his game.” --South. [1913 Webster] 2. Hence: To go beyond an intended point or limit; as, to overshoot the runway in landing an airplane; to overshoot the endpoint in a titration. [PJC] 2. To pass swiftly over; to fly beyond. --Hartle. [1913 Webster] 3. To exceed; as, to overshoot the truth. --Cowper. [1913 Webster] To overshoot one's self, to venture too far; to assert too much. [1913 Webster] Overshot \O"ver*shot`\, a. From Overshoot, v. t. [1913 Webster] Overshot wheel, a vertical water wheel, the circumference of which is covered with cavities or buckets, and which is turned by water which shoots over the top of it, filling the buckets on the farther side and acting chiefly by its weight. [1913 Webster] Overshot \O"ver*shot`\, a. (Zo["o]l.) Having the upper teeth projecting beyond the lower; -- said of the jaws of some dogs. [Webster 1913 Suppl.]


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