undershot

[ UK /ˌʌndəʃˈɒt/ ]
ADJECTIVE
  1. having a lower part projecting beyond the upper
    undershot bulldog
    an underhung jaw
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How To Use undershot In A Sentence

  • I kept the engine running just in case I undershot the landing place until I was around 50 ft above the field.
  • A great bull head; undershot jaw, square and lengthy and terrible; vicious, yellow-gleaming eyes; cropped ears; and an expression incomparably savage. Bob, Son of Battle
  • Its exploration and production division slightly undershot expectations, but downstream was impressive, he said. Shell's Profit Soars
  • In the full knowledge that nonpilots judge you by your landings, I undershot the runway by 100 ft, fortunately without damage.
  • The means may well have undershot her individual expectations for championship glory, but the ends were pure sweetness.
  • Mandiri Sekuritas economist Aldian Taloputra said that even though third-quarter GDP growth undershot the median forecast, full-year growth may still hit 6.5% as "even if there's a slowdown in exports in the fourth quarter, it will likely be offset by rising investment. Indonesia Posts 3.46% GDP Rise
  • They either undershot or overshot whilst attempting to land on an aircraft carrier.
  • The water mill, here nestled in a deep valley, is driven by a large, undershot, vertical waterwheel and right-angle gearing.
  • I think he totally undershot it, but, as he has publicly said, there is no sense in asking for what one really needs, because one knows one is not going to get it; one has to ask for something that is realistic.
  • However, we have undershot the inflation target for the last two years, and only expect to return to target in around two years.
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