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Overshoot definitions

Webster's 1828 Dictionary

OVERSHOOT', v.t.
1. To shoot beyond the mark.
2. To pass swiftly over.
To overshoot one's self, to venture too far; to assert too much.
OVERSHOOT', v.i. To fly beyond the mark.

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt [syn: overshoot, wave-off, go-around] v
1: shoot beyond or over (a target) [ant: undershoot]
2: aim too high; "The plan overshoots its aim"

Merriam Webster's

transitive verb (overshot; -shooting) Date: 14th century 1. to pass swiftly beyond 2. to shoot or pass over or beyond so as to miss overshoot noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

v. & n. --v.tr. (past and past part. -shot) 1 pass or send beyond (a target or limit). 2 (of an aircraft) fly beyond or taxi too far along (the runway) when landing or taking off. --n. 1 the act of overshooting. 2 the amount of this. Phrases and idioms: overshoot the mark go beyond what is intended or proper; go too far. overshot wheel a waterwheel operated by the weight of water falling into buckets attached to its periphery.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Overshoot O`ver*shoot", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overshot; p. pr. & vb. n. Overshooting.] 1. To shoot over or beyond. ``Not to overshoot his game.'' --South. 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 much.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Overshoot O`ver*shoot", v. i. To fly beyond the mark. --Collier.

Collin's Cobuild Dictionary

(overshot) 1. If you overshoot a place that you want to get to, you go past it by mistake. The plane apparently overshot the runway after landing... VERB: V n 2. If a government or organization overshoots its budget, it spends more than it had planned to. The government usually overshot its original spending target. VERB: V n Overshoot is also a noun. ...the 100 million pounds overshoot in the cost of building the hospital. N-COUNT: usu supp N

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