Definition of Overshooting

1. Verb. (present participle of overshoot) ¹



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Definition of Overshooting

1. overshoot [v] - See also: overshoot

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overshooting

oversharing
oversharp
oversheet
oversheets
overshielding
overshine
overshines
overshining
overshirt
overshirts
overshoe
overshoes
overshone
overshook
overshoot
overshooting (current term)
overshoots
overshop
overshopped
overshopping
overshops
overshorten
overshortened
overshortening
overshortens
overshot
overshots
oversick
overside
oversides

Literary usage of Overshooting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Diversity, Globalization, and the Ways of Nature by Danilo J. Anton (1995)
"overshooting It is difficult to predict the outcome of current changes. ... In reality, we do not know where or when "overshooting" of limits will take ..."

2. Wife No. 19, Or the Story of a Life in Bondage: Being a Complete Exposé of by Ann Eliza Young (1875)
"overshooting the Mark. — Sueing for a Divorce. — A Tempting Offer, 515000 and my Freedom. — The Prophet Astonished. FTER a person has made up his or her ..."

3. Wife No. 19, Or the Story of a Life in Bondage by Ann Eliza Young, John Bartholomew Gough, Mary Ashton Rice Livermore (1876)
"overshooting the Mark. — Sueing for a Divorce. — A Tempting Offer, $i 5000 and my Freedom. — The Prophet Astonished. FTER a person has made up his or her ..."

4. Wife No. 19: Or The Story of a Life in Bondage, Being a Complete Exposé of by Ann Eliza Young (1875)
"New Hopes. — Interviewed by Reporters. — Unwelcome Notoriety.—A Touching Letter. — A Visit from my Father. — The Paper War. — overshooting the Mark. ..."

5. OECD Economic Surveys by OECD Staff (2003)
"A salient feature of the budget outcomes during the 1990s was systematic overshooting in both revenue and spending relative to each year's budget (Figure ..."

6. Motion Picture Directing: The Facts and Theories of the Newest Art by Peter Milne, New York institute of photography (1922)
"... "overshooting"— AND THE SERIAL of proper attention to tempo often results in a director finding himself at a loss when it comes to cutting his picture. ..."

7. A treatise on the structure, functions, and diseases of the foot and leg of by William Charles Spooner (1840)
"Treatment.— Cooling means soon removes both inflammation and lameness, but blistering is generally very serviceable. overshooting of the Fetlock Joint. ..."

8. Law of Indian Railways and Common Carriers by Walter Gordon Macpherson (1880)
"were the carriers, and were hound to provide reasonably safe means of alighting.i33 Train overshooting Platform.—Although the fact of a train or some of the ..."

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