[ verb out-shoot; noun out-shoot ]
/ verb 藢a蕣t藞蕛ut; noun 藞a蕣t藢蕛ut /
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verb (used with object), out路shot, out路shoot路ing.
to surpass in shooting, as in accuracy or in number of shots made.
to shoot beyond.
to shoot (something) out; send forth: a tree outshooting its roots.
verb (used without object), out路shot, out路shoot路ing.
to shoot forth; project: sparks outshooting from the fire.
an act or instance of shooting out: an outshoot of his fist that staggered his opponent.
something that shoots out: a row of outshoots from the soil.
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Origin of outshoot

First recorded in 1520鈥30; out- + shoot1
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British Dictionary definitions for outshoot


verb (藢a蕣t藞蕛u藧t) -shoots, -shooting or -shot
(tr) to surpass or excel in shooting
to go or extend beyond (something)
noun (藞a蕣t藢蕛u藧t)
a thing that projects or shoots out
the act or state of shooting out or protruding
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