overshoot

[n] - an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt 2. [v] - shoot beyond or over (a target) 3. [v] - aim too high
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Overshoot

• (v. t.) To exceed; as, to overshoot the truth. • (v. t.) To shoot over or beyond. • (v. i.) To fly beyond the mark. • (v. t.) To pass swiftly over; to fly beyond.
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overshoot

wave-off noun an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt
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Overshoot

[microwave communication] Overshoot is the unintended reception of microwave signals in microwave communication, occurring as a result of an unusual ionospheric conditions. == See also == ...
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Overshoot

[population] In population dynamics and population ecology, overshoot occurs when a population exceeds the long term carrying capacity of its environment. The consequence of overshoot is called a crash or die-off. ==Humans== An attempt to apply this concept to human experience is Overshoot: The Ecological Basis of Revolutionary Change, by W...
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Overshoot

[signal] In signal processing, control theory, electronics, and mathematics, overshoot is when a signal or function exceeds its target. It arises especially in the step response of bandlimited systems such as low-pass filters. It is often followed by ringing, and at times conflated with this latter. ==Definition== Maximum overshoot is defin...
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Overshoot

[typography] In typeface design, the overshoot of a round or pointed letter (like O or A) is the degree to which it extends higher or lower than a comparably sized `flat` letter (like X or H), to achieve an optical effect of being the same size. Formally, it is the degree to which capital letters go below the baseline or above the cap heigh...
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Overshoot

O`ver·shoot' transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Overshot ; present participle & verbal noun Overshooting .] 1. To shoot over or beyond. 'Not to overshoot his game.' South. 2. To pass swiftly ov...
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overshoot

1. Generally, any initial change, in response to a sudden step change in some factor, that is greater than the steady-state response to the new level of that factor; common in systems in which inertia or a time lag in negative feedback outweighs any damping that may be present. Changes in a negative direction are sometimes distinguished by the term...
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overshoot

a transient phenomenon caused by a sudden variation of a signal at the input of a two port device and characterized by a temporary exaggeration of the values of the output signal above the steady state value that it should reach, generally followed by a damped oscillation around this steady state value NOTE - An overshoot may affect a step transiti...
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Overshoot

Flight Path Overshoot - Attacking aircraft is forced to the outside of his intended victim's flight path while attempting to achieve a shot. In a severe overshoot, the attacker's flight path carries him forward of the defender's 3-9 line and roles can be reversed.
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overshoot

for a step response, the maximum transient deviation from the final steady-state value of the output variable, usually expressed in percentage of the difference between the final and the initial steady-state values
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overshoot

growth beyond an area’s carrying capacity; ecological deficit occurs when human consumption and waste production exceed the capacity of the Earth to create new resources and absorb waste. During overshoot, natural capital is being liquidated to support current use so the Earth's ability to support future life declines.
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Overshoot

The amount by which an output exceeds its intended value at initial power-up or in response to a step change in load or input voltage
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Overshoot

The number of degrees that a process exceeds the set point temperature when coming up to the set point temperature.
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Overshoot

The point where human consumption and waste production exceed nature`s capacity to create new resources and absorb waste.
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OVERSHOOT

To land beyond a runwway or planned spot. Opposite of UNDERSHOOT.
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Overshoot

To land beyond a runwway or planned spot. Opposite of UNDERSHOOT.
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overshoot

Type: Term Pronunciation: ō′vĕr-shūt Definitions: 1. Generally, any initial change, in response to a sudden step change in some factor, that is greater than the steady-state response to the new level of that factor; common in systems in which inertia or a time lag in negative feedback outweighs any damping that may be present. ...
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