from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- v. Past tense and past participle of overshoot.
- adj. Having an upper part projecting beyond the lower: an overshot jaw.
- adj. Operated by water that flows over the top from above: an overshot water wheel.
- n. A pattern in weaving made when filling threads are passed over two or more warp threads.
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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of overshoot.
- adj. powered by water that flows over the top from above
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. From overshoot, v. t.
- adj. Having the upper teeth projecting beyond the lower; -- said of the jaws of some dogs.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Exceeded in shooting or in any effort; surpassed.
- Having exceeded proper limits in drinking; intoxicated; tipsy.
- n. A mill with an overshot wheel.
- Having the upper teeth projecting beyond the lower: said of some dogs. Contrasted with undershot.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. having an upper part projecting beyond the lower
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