Definitions for overshotˈoʊ vərˌʃɒt; -ˈʃɒt
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
o•ver•shotˈoʊ vərˌʃɒt; -ˈʃɒt(adj., n.; v.; adj.)
driven by water passing over the top from above:
an overshot water wheel.
having the upper jaw projecting beyond the lower, as a dog.
Ref: pt. and pp. of overshoot .
(n.)(in weaving) a pattern formed when filling threads are passed over several warp threads at a time.
Category: Clothing, Textiles
Origin of overshot:
having an upper part projecting beyond the lower
"an overshot jaw"
powered by water that flows over the top from above