outshoot

outshoot

[v. out-shoot; n. out-shoot]
verb (used with object), outshot, outshooting.
1.
to surpass in shooting, as in accuracy or in number of shots made.
2.
to shoot beyond.
3.
to shoot (something) out; send forth: a tree outshooting its roots.
verb (used without object), outshot, outshooting.
4.
to shoot forth; project: sparks outshooting from the fire.
noun
5.
an act or instance of shooting out: an outshoot of his fist that staggered his opponent.
6.
something that shoots out: a row of outshoots from the soil.

Origin:
1520–30; out- + shoot

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outshoot
 
vb , -shoots, -shooting, -shot
1.  (tr) to surpass or excel in shooting
2.  to go or extend beyond (something)
 
n
3.  a thing that projects or shoots out
4.  the act or state of shooting out or protruding

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