What does overshot mean?

Definitions for overshotˈoʊ vərˌʃɒt; -ˈʃɒt

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overshot.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overshot(adj)

    having an upper part projecting beyond the lower

    "an overshot jaw"


  1. overshot(Adjective)

    powered by water that flows over the top from above


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overshot in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overshot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. James Antos:

    The volumes overshot, and expectations overshot, and now they are coming down to earth.

  2. Dan Senor:

    I think that the White House has overreacted and overshot, and it's now backfiring. Big mistake.

  3. Alan Lightfeldt:

    Buyers are still allowing prices to grow because demand remains strong, but supply at the top end of the market appears to have overshot demand and that is the softest area of the Manhattan market.

  4. Daryl Chapman:

    We could hear it coming but saw no sign of the landing lights. It was dark, it got louder and louder ; then you could see the glow of the red beacon under the plane. He overshot the turn and went right over the car park and control tower as he powered up and went around for another try.

  5. Guillaume Perret:

    In a counter-intuitive way, the market is showing persistent tightness whereas coal demand is falling in most parts of the world, we think the current rally is overshooting, in a similar way as prices overshot on the way down in January 2016. It is not fueled by a genuine increase in demand but rather by a short- to medium-term delay for spare supply capacity to adjust to demand.

Images & Illustrations of overshot

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