Definitions for undershotˈʌn dərˌʃɒt; for 3 also ˌʌn dərˈʃɒt

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

un•der•shotˈʌn dərˌʃɒt; for 3 also ˌʌn dərˈʃɒt(adj.)

  1. having the front teeth of the lower jaw projecting in front of the upper teeth, as a bulldog.

  2. driven by water passing beneath:

    an undershot vertical water wheel.

    Category: Machinery

  3. Category: Rocketry

    Ref: pt. and pp. of undershoot .

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. underhung, undershot, underslung(adj)

    having a lower part projecting beyond the upper

    "an underhung jaw"; "undershot bulldog"


  1. undershot(Adjective)

    powered by water flowing from below

  2. undershot(Adjective)

    Having the lower incisor teeth projecting beyond the upper ones, as in the bulldog.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Undershot(adj)

    having the lower incisor teeth projecting beyond the upper ones, as in the bulldog

  2. Undershot(adj)

    moved by water passing beneath; -- said of a water wheel, and opposed to overshot; as, an undershot wheel


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