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Synonyms for overshoot

an approach that fails and gives way to another attempt

shoot beyond or over (a target)

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The overshoot has alarmingly grown by three days every year since 2001.
In the United Arab Emirates, we are sounding the alarm bell for Earth Overshoot Day.
Overshoot Day has been moving steadily earlier since the first year it was calculated in 1987 at December 19.
In our experiment we found that people tend to undershoot when they believe that undershooting is more energy efficient and overshoot when they believe that overshooting is more energy efficient.
The methods to compute transition duration and overshoot are given in [6].
The Living Planet Report 2002 was able to assert that there is only a 20 percent overshoot of carrying capacity (when clearly, with world emissions at 6.
Bristling with feathers and rife with doodads, they overshoot the decorative in the direction of the voluptuous, sinister, or morbid.
These signals display good rise and fall times, controlled overshoot and undershoot, and an acceptable amount of jitter, as evidenced by the width of each eye opening.
BRI set to overshoot profit target--State-owned Bank Rakyat Indonesia (BRI), the country's largest retail bank, optimistic that its previously set net profit of Rp1.
Long hitters who make the fairway with their drives may be tempted to go for the green in two, but to do so they must carry an 80-yard pond and he sure not to overshoot the green.
Penalties are calculated according to a complicated sliding-scale formula contained in Regulation (EC) 1591/2001, which increases with the production overshoot.
OECD projections, which take account of actual price movements in the first ten months, suggest an overshoot of around 10 per cent in 2000 due to contracted increases in some wage and price sectors (most importantly rents), as well as the overhang from high inflation in the early months of the year.
He quickly performed a precautionary overshoot, called a "go around.
The market couldn't overshoot in a billion years," said Robert Gray, a former trader with First Interstate.