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English → English (WordNet)
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”
adj : having an upper part projecting beyond the lower; “an
See overshoot English → English (gcide)
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
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.
2. To pass swiftly over; to fly beyond. --Hartle.
3. To exceed; as, to overshoot the truth. --Cowper.
To overshoot one's self, to venture too far; to assert too
Overshot \O"ver*shot`\, a.
From Overshoot, v. t.
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
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.]