overshot: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (adj., n.ō'vur-shot"v.ō"vur-shot'), [key]
— adj.
  1. driven over the top of, as by water passing over from above.
  2. having the upper jaw projecting beyond the lower, as a dog.
  1. pt. and pp. of
  1. (in weaving) a pattern formed when filling threads are passed over several warp threads at a time.
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