undershoot


Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Legal, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

un·der·shoot

(ŭn'dĕr-shūt),
A temporary decrease below the final steady-state value that may occur immediately following the removal of an influence that had been increasing that value, that is, overshoot in a negative direction.

un·der·shoot

(ŭn'dĕr-shūt)
A temporary decrease below the final steady-state value that may occur immediately following the removal of an influence that had been raising that value, i.e., overshoot in a negative direction.
References in periodicals archive ?
Basketball offers another example of the presence of the undershoot bias -the idea that the most missed shots will hit the front of the rim rather than the back.
However, the aforementioned tendency to undershoot the target appears to have led some to believe that the MPC is not operating a symmetric target.
Specifically, we wanted to see if a stress undershoot must occur near the die exit for a flared die to suppress die drool.
The PID controller undershoots and oscillates, the dual thermocouple control hesitates and goes through an obvious reset, and the adaptive reset control quickly returns to setpoint in about a third of the time as the other two.
He went on: "Barring a disaster in March, this still points to an undershoot of the full year forecast of pounds 148.
The specs will tell you how much of an overshoot or undershoot transient the supply will produce and how long the supply takes to recover from those transients.
Other MPC members, such as BoE Governor Sir Edward George, point out that despite the persistent undershoot, inflation has remained remarkably close to target, never straying more than one percentage point above or below the 2.
This is a good day for the Chancellor, because on current trends the 2010-11 deficit could undershoot the OBR's pounds 149bn forecast by around pounds 10bn.
The Government said last night that the result confirmed the success of its actions to help the economy, but one expert said the undershoot could reignite the debate over the need for next year's planned National Insurance hike.
Governor Andras Simor said that there is a good chance that the bank would undershoot its three percent medium-term inflation target.
IHS Global Insight economist Howard Archer said: "We expect the forecasts to show that CPI is likely to significantly undershoot its 2% target on a two-year horizon at current interest rate levels.
He believed it was "quite feasible" that rates would fall next month if the Bank's new economic forecasts suggest inflation will undershoot the government's 2% target.