May 23: A Boeing 737 of Air India Express overshot the runway at Mangalore, careened over a cliff, and exploded.
In his haste to crush the Americans before they could combine against him, Burgoyne had overshot his mark.
But Wanaha in her womanish enthusiasm had overshot her mark.
Again, it seemed, he had overshot the important and revealing point of the trail.
I saw I had overshot the mark: when he takes that tone, you are nowhere.
The overshot wheel (Fig. 168) is harder to make, but is a livelier wheel.
The huntsmen, in their haste, overshot the place of his concealment.
These were about 15 feet in diameter, lifting the water by the reverse arrangement to an overshot water-wheel.
Perhaps he might have overshot himself in the course of his perseverance.
Her nature was straight as an arrow that would not fall though it overshot the mark.
1530s, in reference to water-wheels, "driven by water shot over from above," past participle adjective from overshoot.
overshoot o·ver·shoot (ō'vər-shōōt')
A change from steady state in response to a sudden change in some factor, as in electric potential or polarity when a cell or tissue is stimulated.