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1overshot

adjective over·shot \ˈō-vər-ˌshät\

Definition of OVERSHOT

1
:  actuated by the weight of water passing over and flowing from above <an overshot waterwheel>
2
a :  having the upper jaw extending beyond the lower
b :  projecting beyond the lower jaw

First Known Use of OVERSHOT

circa 1535

2overshot

noun

Definition of OVERSHOT

:  a pattern or weave featuring filling threads which pass two or more warp yarns before reentering the fabric

First Known Use of OVERSHOT

1945
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overshot

adjective over·shot \ˈō-vər-ˌshät\

Medical Definition of OVERSHOT

1
:  having the upper jaw extending beyond the lower
2
:  projecting beyond the lower jaw

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