Definitions for overshootˌoʊ vərˈʃut

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overshoot, wave-off, go-around(verb)

    an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt

  2. overshoot(verb)

    shoot beyond or over (a target)

  3. overshoot(verb)

    aim too high

    "The plan overshoots its aim"

GCIDE

  1. Overshoot(v. t.)

    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.

Wiktionary

  1. overshoot(Noun)

    The amount by which something goes too far.

    Let's see if we can predict and correct for the overshoot.

  2. overshoot(Noun)

    When the population of a species exceeds its environment's carrying capacity.

  3. overshoot(Verb)

    To go too far.

    When you drive, you must remember to not overshoot the parking space and end up with two wheels over the line.

  4. overshoot(Verb)

    To shoot too far.

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