underkill

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Etymology[edit]

From under- +‎ kill.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

underkill (uncountable)

  1. (manufacturing) insufficient disposal because of inadequate inspection criteria.
  2. (military) The situation where a weapon does too little destruction, or less than it potentially could.

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Verb[edit]

underkill (third-person singular simple present underkills, present participle underkilling, simple past and past participle underkilled)

  1. (manufacturing) To dispose of too few items because of inadequate inspection criteria.

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