Definitions for overshotˈoʊ vərˌʃɒt; -ˈʃɒt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

o•ver•shotˈoʊ vərˌʃɒt; -ˈʃɒt(adj., n.; v.; adj.)

  1. driven by water passing over the top from above:

    an overshot water wheel.

    Category: Hydraulogy

  2. having the upper jaw projecting beyond the lower, as a dog.

  3. Ref: pt. and pp. of overshoot .

  4. (n.)(in weaving) a pattern formed when filling threads are passed over several warp threads at a time.

    Category: Clothing, Textiles

Origin of overshot:

1525–35

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overshot(adj)

    having an upper part projecting beyond the lower

    "an overshot jaw"

Wiktionary

  1. overshot(Adjective)

    powered by water that flows over the top from above

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