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Definitions for undershoot
ˌʌn dərˈʃut, ˈʌn dərˌʃutun·der·shoot

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. undershootverb

    fall short of (the runway) in a landing

    "The plane undershot the runway"

  2. undershootverb

    shoot short of or below (a target)


  1. undershootverb

    To shoot not far enough or not well enough.


  1. undershoot

    Undershoot refers to a situation where a predictive or estimated value is lower than the actual outcome. This can occur in various fields such as economics, engineering, physics, etc. In another context, it may refer to the phenomenon where an oscillating system, like a pendulum, swings or moves below its equilibrium position.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Undershootverb

    to shoot short of (a mark)

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of undershoot in Chaldean Numerology is: 3

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of undershoot in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of undershoot in a Sentence

  1. Minneapolis Fed President Narayana Kocherlakota:

    Given these costs, I anticipate that monetary policy will be insufficiently accommodative during periods at the nominal interest rate lower bound, which will lead the economy to undershoot the (Fed)’s inflation and employment objectives, fiscal policymakers can mitigate this risk by choosing to maintain higher levels of public debt than markets currently anticipate.

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    A hypostatization
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