To shoot over or beyond; to miss; as, to overshoot a mark; to overshoot the green in golf.
To go beyond an intended point or limit; as, to overshoot the runway in landing an airplane; to overshoot the endpoint in a titration.
To pass swiftly over; to fly beyond.
To fly beyond the mark.
The growth beyond an area's carrying capacity, which leads to a "crash."
An overshoot occurs when you are chasing a plane from behind and inadvertently fly past him. Maneuvers that are used to avoid an overshoot include the Barrel Roll, Snap Roll, High Yo-Yo and Immelman. Maneuvers that are used to force your opponent to overshoot include cutting throttle, Barrel Roll, Split-S, and hard turns out of plane.
To extend beyond a specific targeted level.
(1) To pass beyond the limit of the runway or landing field when trying to land. Fr: dépasser(2) Other expression for: go-around
shoot beyond or over (a target)
Flying an aircraft as if on a landing approach and going round again at the last moment - also the name of the area just past the end of the runway.
Rotation of a motor beyond its commanded position.