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overshot

1. having or designating an upper jaw that projects beyond the lower jaw, esp when considered as an abnormality
2. (of a water wheel) driven by a flow of water that passes over the wheel rather than under it

overshot

[′ō·vər‚shät]
(engineering)
A fishing tool for recovering lost drill pipe or casing.

jetty

A projecting part of a building, as a bay window or the upper story of a timber house.
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The Transportation Ministry's director general of aviation, Harry Bakti Gumay, said the aircraft overshot the runway and fell into the sea from a height of about 50m.
The plane apparently overshot the runway and has crashed.
The Air India Boeing 737-800, carrying 160 passengers and a crew of six, overshot a runway and crashed in flames near Mangalore in which 158 were killed.
He slammed all on but overshot the runway and ended up in a mud bank.
The Jamaica Observer newspaper said the plane arrived in pouring rain and overshot the runway.
The jet started shaking violently before landing and then overshot the runway, hitting fences and slamming into a rice field before 7am local time (midnight GMT).
Then in the 600CC he made up ground on the leading Porter and when Porter overshot at one of the bends near the finish Finnegan grabbed the advantage to win with Porter second and Darran Lindsay third.
Paul Sarbanes recently denied that Sarbox was enacted in haste, the evidence is overwhelming that the law overshot the mark.
HUNDREDS suffered travel chaos yesterday after a private jet overshot a runway and closed Luton Airport.
LUTON Airport suspended all flight arrivals and some departures after a private jet overshot a runway and crashed yesterday.