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Meaning of outshoot

out•shoot

Pronunciation: (v.out"sht'n.out'sht"), [key]
— v., n. -shot, -shoot•ing,
—v.t.
  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.
—v.i.
  1. to shoot forth; project: sparks outshooting from the fire.
—n.
  1. an act or instance of shooting out: an outshoot of his fist that staggered his opponent.
  2. something that shoots out: a row of outshoots from the soil.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.