undershoot

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

under- +‎ shoot

Verb[edit]

undershoot (third-person singular simple present undershoots, present participle undershooting, simple past and past participle undershot)

  1. To shoot not far enough or not well enough.
  2. To not go far enough when trying to reach a goal.

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Noun[edit]

undershoot (uncountable)

  1. The situation where a neuron's membrane potential falls below the normal resting potential.
  2. An instance of undershooting.
    • 1994, Peter B. Kenen, ‎Francesco Papadia, & ‎Fabrizio Saccomanni, The International Monetary System, →ISBN, page 109:
      In this model, a fiscal or saving shock in one country leads to an overshoot of the real exchange rate between the two countries and of the real interest rate in the other country, and an undershoot of the real interest rate in the first country.

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