: to pass swiftly beyond
: to shoot or pass over or beyond so as to miss
— over·shoot \ˈō-vər-ˌshüt\ noun
Examples of OVERSHOOT
- The plane overshot the runway.
- Sometimes we overshoot our time limits.
First Known Use of OVERSHOOT
Rhymes with OVERSHOOT
, bathing suit
, birthday suit
, business suit
, follow suit
, hot pursuit
, leisure suit
, passion fruit
, rural route
over·shoot noun \ˈō-vər-ˌshüt\ (Medical Dictionary)
: 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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