—v., -shot, -shoot•ing,
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.
to shoot forth; project: sparks outshooting from the fire.
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.
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