Definition of Overshoots

1. Verb. (third-person singular of overshoot) ¹



¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overshoots

1. overshoot [v] - See also: overshoot

Lexicographical Neighbors of Overshoots

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

Literary usage of Overshoots

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

1. Transactions of the American Institute of Electrical Engineers by American Institute of Electrical Engineers (1908)
"... series gaps of the instrument to the earth, pours out the entire charge to earth, overshoots the zero potential, and leaves the line oppositely charged. ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1891)
"When the crisis comes, the temperature tries to fall to normal, but overshoots the mark, and as a consequence remains subnormal for several days. ..."

3. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming (1908)
"If, however, the constraint is suddenly removed, then, owing to inertia of the mercury, it overshoots the position of equilibrium and oscillations are ..."

4. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy by John Ambrose Fleming (1908)
"If then the valve in the pipe is opened, air rushes from the full to the empty vessel, but owing to its inertia it overshoots the mark, and after equalizing ..."

5. The Principles of Electric Wave Telegraphy and Telephony by John Ambrose Fleming (1919)
"If then the valve in the pipe is opened, air rushes from the full to the empty vessel, but owing to its inertia it overshoots the mark, and after equalizing ..."

6. Oecd Economic Surveys: Norway 2007 by Oecd (2007)
"Budget and expenditure policy • Undershoot the fiscal rule in 2007 if tax overshoots emerge again by mid-year and then over the medium-term (2008-2011) ..."

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