Simple Definition of overshoot
: to go over or beyond (something)
Examples of overshoot
The plane overshot the runway.
Sometimes we overshoot our time limits.
First Known Use of overshoot
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OVERSHOOT Defined for Kids
Definition of overshoot
: to miss by going beyond
Medical Definition of overshoot
: a rapid change in electrical potential and reversal of polarity that occurs during an action potential when a cell or tissue is stimulated
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