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English definition of “overshoot”

overshoot

verb [T]     /ˌəʊ.vəˈʃuːt/ US  /ˌoʊ.vɚ-/ (overshot, overshot)
to go further than the end of or past something, without intending to: The plane overshot the runway and finished up in the water.Accidents involving vehicles
(Definition of overshoot verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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