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.)
having the front teeth of the lower jaw projecting in front of the upper teeth, as a bulldog.
driven by water passing beneath:
an undershot vertical water wheel.
Ref: pt. and pp. of undershoot .
Origin of undershot:
underhung, undershot, underslung(adj)
having a lower part projecting beyond the upper
"an underhung jaw"; "undershot bulldog"
powered by water flowing from below
Having the lower incisor teeth projecting beyond the upper ones, as in the bulldog.
having the lower incisor teeth projecting beyond the upper ones, as in the bulldog
moved by water passing beneath; -- said of a water wheel, and opposed to overshot; as, an undershot wheel
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