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Past tense and past participle of undershoot.
adj. (ŭn′dər-shŏt′)
1. Driven by water passing from below, as a water wheel.
2. Having the lower jaw or teeth projecting beyond the upper; underhung.
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1. (Anatomy) (of the lower jaw) projecting beyond the upper jaw; underhung
2. (Mechanical Engineering) (of a water wheel) driven by a flow of water that passes under the wheel rather than over it. See overshot
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(ˈʌn dərˌʃɒt; for 3 also ˌʌn dərˈʃɒt)

1. having the front teeth of the lower jaw projecting in front of the upper teeth, as a bulldog.
2. driven by water passing beneath: an undershot vertical water wheel.
3. pt. and pp. of undershoot.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.undershot - having a lower part projecting beyond the upperundershot - having a lower part projecting beyond the upper; "an underhung jaw"; "undershot bulldog"
protrusive - thrusting outward
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