undershoot


un·der·shoot

verb \ˌən-dər-ˈshüt\
un·der·shot\-ˈshät\un·der·shoot·ing

Definition of UNDERSHOOT

transitive verb
1
:  to shoot short of or below (a target)
2
:  to fall short of (a runway) in landing an airplane

First Known Use of UNDERSHOOT

circa 1661

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