overshot definition

  • verb:
    • Past tight and previous participle of overshoot.
    • Easy past tight and past participle of overshoot.
  • adjective:
    • Having an upper part projecting beyond the reduced: an overshot jaw.
    • Operated by water that flows outrageous from above: an overshot water wheel.
    • run on water that flows over the top from above
    • From overshoot, v. t.
    • Having the upper teeth projecting beyond the reduced; -- said associated with jaws of some dogs.
    • having an upper component projecting beyond the low
  • noun:
    • A pattern in weaving made whenever completing threads are passed over a couple of warp threads.
    • A mill with an overshot wheel.
  • others:
    • surpassed in shooting or in any work; surpassed.
    • Having surpassed appropriate limitations in consuming; intoxicated; tipsy.
    • obtaining the upper teeth projecting beyond the lower: said of some puppies. Compared with undershot.

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