Definition of Overshot

Overshot imp. & p. p. means: of Overshoot

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Overshot imp. & p. p. means: of Overshoot

Meaning of Overshot

Overshot (imp. & p. p.) means: of Overshoot

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Overshot (imp. & p. p.): of Overshoot

Overshot (a.): From Overshoot, v. t.

Satin (n.): A silk cloth, of a thick, close texture, and overshot woof, which has a glossy surface.

Undershot (a.): Moved by water passing beneath; -- said of a water wheel, and opposed to overshot; as, an undershot wheel.

Breastwheel (n.): A water wheel, on which the stream of water strikes neither so high as in the overshot wheel, nor so low as in the undershot, but generally at about half the height of the wheel, being kept in contact with it by the breasting. The water acts on the float boards partly by impulse, partly by its weight.

Water wheel (): Any wheel for propelling machinery or for other purposes, that is made to rotate by the direct action of water; -- called an overshot wheel when the water is applied at the top, an undershot wheel when at the bottom, a breast wheel when at an intermediate point; other forms are called reaction wheel, vortex wheel, turbine wheel, etc.

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Meaning of OVERSHOT

OVERSHOT means: Overshot was th century slang for tipsy, drunk, intoxicated.

Meaning of Overshot

Overshot means: of Overshoot

Meaning of Overshot

Overshot means: From Overshoot, v. t.

Meaning of Satin

Satin means: A silk cloth, of a thick, close texture, and overshot woof, which has a glossy surface.

Meaning of Undershot

Undershot means: Moved by water passing beneath; -- said of a water wheel, and opposed to overshot; as, an undershot wheel.

Meaning of Breastwheel

Breastwheel means: A water wheel, on which the stream of water strikes neither so high as in the overshot wheel, nor so low as in the undershot, but generally at about half the height of the wheel, being kept in contact with it by the breasting. The water acts on the float boards partly by impulse, partly by its weight.

Meaning of Water wheel

Water wheel means: Any wheel for propelling machinery or for other purposes, that is made to rotate by the direct action of water; -- called an overshot wheel when the water is applied at the top, an undershot wheel when at the bottom, a breast wheel when at an intermediate point; other forms are called reaction wheel, vortex wheel, turbine wheel, etc.

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