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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of undershoot.


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  • Having to play through sections, even at high speed, takes time and often overshoots or undershoots the point in question.

    May « 2010 « L.E. Modesitt, Jr. – The Official Website

  • When there is uncertainty about big risks, regulation "perpetually overshoots or undershoots its goals."

    Drilling for Better Information

  • The graph on page 5of this document says that there is a global warming trend equivalent to 1.5 degrees C per year, although it undershoots the IPCC's current predictions.

    On Thursday, the Legg report will be published along with...

  • Specifically the concepts of “Mr. Market” (how the market price often overshoots and undershoots the theoretical real price), the market being a “voting machine” short term (lots of volatility, herding, emotional responses) and a “weighing machine” long term (long term performance based on business performance and fundamentals), and the importance of conservatism in valuation estimates when performed for investment purposes to make sure you have a “margin of safety”.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Efficient Market Hypothesis, a Bleg:

  • What we need is an explicit NGDP or inflation trajectory, including a promise to make up for any short term undershoots.

    Sumner's FAQ, Bryan Caplan | EconLog | Library of Economics and Liberty

  • It's the International Food Policy Research Institute's estimate that basic food staple prices will rise 30 - 33% by 2010, but that figure already undershoots based on current data.

    Hunger Plagues Haiti and the World

  • I picture sort of a noisy square wave, with lots of harmonic oscillations, overshoots and undershoots throughout the sloppy transition periods.

    Unthreaded #7 « Climate Audit

  • It slightly undershoots the $42.5 billion in funds maturing Thursday.

    Fed Injects $41 Billion in Liquidity

  • - For the rest, all that has been said and written about my turning back and about my not starting again is kindly meant, but being said or written in total or in partial ignorance of the subject, quite overshoots or undershoots the mark; is, in fact, perfect nonsense, setting itself up for superior sense!

    Letters and Memorials of Jane Welsh Carlyle

  • That being said, the 180-day rental likely overshoots or undershoots most students' needs. 180 days is much longer than one semester, but much shorter than two semesters.


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