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o·ver·shoot

 (ō′vər-sho͞ot′)
v. o·ver·shot (-shŏt′), o·ver·shoot·ing, o·ver·shoots
v.tr.
1. To shoot or pass over or beyond.
2. To miss by or as if by shooting, hitting, or propelling something too far.
3. To fly beyond or past; overrun: The plane overshot the runway.
4. To go beyond; exceed.
v.intr.
To shoot or go too far.

o′ver·shoot′ n.

overshoot

(ˌəʊvəˈʃuːt)
vb, -shoots, -shooting or -shot
1. to shoot or go beyond (a mark or target)
2. (Aeronautics) to cause (an aircraft) to fly or taxi too far along (a runway) during landing or taking off, or (of an aircraft) to fly or taxi too far along a runway
3. (tr) to pass swiftly over or down over, as water over a wheel
n
4. an act or instance of overshooting
5. the extent of such overshooting
6. (General Engineering) a momentary excessive response of an electrical or mechanical system

o•ver•shoot

(ˌoʊ vərˈʃut)

v. -shot, -shoot•ing. v.t.
1. to shoot or go over, beyond, or above so as to miss.
2. to pass or go by or beyond.
3. to fly beyond the end of (a landing strip) when landing.
v.i.
4. to fly or go beyond.
5. to shoot over or above a mark.
[1325–75]

overshoot

A phase of flight wherein a landing approach of an aircraft is not continued to touchdown. See also go around mode.

overshoot


Past participle: overshot
Gerund: overshooting

Imperative
overshoot
overshoot
Present
I overshoot
you overshoot
he/she/it overshoots
we overshoot
you overshoot
they overshoot
Preterite
I overshot
you overshot
he/she/it overshot
we overshot
you overshot
they overshot
Present Continuous
I am overshooting
you are overshooting
he/she/it is overshooting
we are overshooting
you are overshooting
they are overshooting
Present Perfect
I have overshot
you have overshot
he/she/it has overshot
we have overshot
you have overshot
they have overshot
Past Continuous
I was overshooting
you were overshooting
he/she/it was overshooting
we were overshooting
you were overshooting
they were overshooting
Past Perfect
I had overshot
you had overshot
he/she/it had overshot
we had overshot
you had overshot
they had overshot
Future
I will overshoot
you will overshoot
he/she/it will overshoot
we will overshoot
you will overshoot
they will overshoot
Future Perfect
I will have overshot
you will have overshot
he/she/it will have overshot
we will have overshot
you will have overshot
they will have overshot
Future Continuous
I will be overshooting
you will be overshooting
he/she/it will be overshooting
we will be overshooting
you will be overshooting
they will be overshooting
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overshooting
you have been overshooting
he/she/it has been overshooting
we have been overshooting
you have been overshooting
they have been overshooting
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overshooting
you will have been overshooting
he/she/it will have been overshooting
we will have been overshooting
you will have been overshooting
they will have been overshooting
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overshooting
you had been overshooting
he/she/it had been overshooting
we had been overshooting
you had been overshooting
they had been overshooting
Conditional
I would overshoot
you would overshoot
he/she/it would overshoot
we would overshoot
you would overshoot
they would overshoot
Past Conditional
I would have overshot
you would have overshot
he/she/it would have overshot
we would have overshot
you would have overshot
they would have overshot
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overshoot - an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
landing approach - the approach to a landing field by an airplane
Verb1.overshoot - shoot beyond or over (a target)
shoot, blast - fire a shot; "the gunman blasted away"
miss - fail to reach; "The arrow missed the target"
undershoot - shoot short of or below (a target)
2.overshoot - aim too high; "The plan overshoots its aim"
aspire, shoot for, draw a bead on, aim - have an ambitious plan or a lofty goal
overrun - run beyond or past; "The plane overran the runway"
Translations
يَتَجاوَز
overskride
túlfut
fara hærra/lengra en ætlaî var
prašauti pro šalį
netrāpīttrāpīt tālāk par mērķi
preletieť
hedefi aşmakkaravana atmak

overshoot

[ˌəʊvəˈʃuːt] (overshot (pt, pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈʃɒt] VT [+ destination] → ir más allá de; [+ turning] → pasarse de
to overshoot the runwaysalirse de la pista de aterrizaje
we overshot (the target) by 40 tonsproducimos 40 toneladas más de lo previsto
to overshoot (the mark)pasarse de la raya, excederse

overshoot

[ˌəʊvərˈʃuːt] [overshot] (pt, pp) vt [+ place] → dépasser

overshoot

pret, ptp <overshot>
vt target, runwayhinausschießen über (+acc); production target etcübertreffen; the golfer overshot the greender Golfer schlug (den Ball) über das Grün hinaus; to overshoot the mark (lit, fig)übers Ziel hinausschießen
vi (plane)durchstarten

overshoot

[ˌəʊvəˈʃuːt] (overshot (pt, pp)) [ˌəʊvəˈʃɒt] vt (destination) → superare

overshoot

(əuvəˈʃuːt) past tense, past participle ˌoverˈshot (-ˈʃot) verb
to go farther than (the point one was aiming at). The plane overshot the runway.
References in classic literature ?
For a while he managed very well; indeed, he was a model of moderation and prudence - something too much so for the tastes of our wild community; but, somehow, Lowborough had not the gift of moderation: if he stumbled a little to one side, he must go down before he could right himself: if he overshot the mark one night, the effects of it rendered him so miserable the next day that he must repeat the offence to mend it; and so on from day to day, till his clamorous conscience brought him to a stand.
He had tried to hurl it through an open upstairs window but overshot the mark so left a note that the parcel was "on your roof".
You will only find out you've overshot the mark and someone at home is annoyed with you.