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Verb: overshoot (overshot)  'ow-vu(r),shoot
  1. Shoot beyond or over (a target)
     
  2. Aim too high
    "The plan overshoots its aim"
Noun: overshoot  'ow-vu(r),shoot
  1. An approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
    - wave-off, go-around

Derived forms: overshot, overshoots, overshooting

Type of: aim, aspire, blast, draw a bead on, landing approach, miss, shoot, shoot for

Antonym: undershoot

Encyclopedia: Overshoot