Definitions for undershootˌʌn dərˈʃut, ˈʌn dərˌʃut

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•der•shootˌʌn dərˈʃut, ˈʌn dərˌʃut(v.)-shot, -shoot•ing.

  1. (v.t.)to shoot or launch a projectile that falls short of (a target).

    Category: Military

  2. (of an aircraft or pilot) to land before reaching (a landing strip) because of a too rapid loss of altitude.

    Category: Aeronautics

  3. (v.i.)to shoot or launch a projectile that falls short of a target.

    Category: Military

Origin of undershoot:

1655–65

Princeton's WordNet

  1. undershoot(verb)

    fall short of (the runway) in a landing

    "The plane undershot the runway"

  2. undershoot(verb)

    shoot short of or below (a target)

Wiktionary

  1. undershoot(Verb)

    To shoot not far enough or not well enough.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Undershoot(verb)

    to shoot short of (a mark)

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