overproof
adjective Date: 1807 containing more alcohol than proof spirit

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  • Overproof — O ver*proof , a. Containing more alcohol than proof spirit; stronger than proof spirit; that is, containing more than 49.3 per cent by weight of alcohol. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overproof — (spr. Overpruhs), Rum von mehr als der vorgeschriebenen Stärke …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • overproof — [ō΄vər pro͞of′] adj. containing more alcohol than proof spirit does …   English World dictionary

  • Overproof — This article is about the hip hop album. For concentrated alcoholic beverages, see Proof (alcohol). Overproof Studio album by Substance Abuse Released April 26, 2006 Recorded 2003 – 2006 …   Wikipedia

  • overproof — adjective 10%/15% overproof containing 10% etc more alcohol than proof spirit does …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • Overproof — Proof ist eine veraltete Maßeinheit für den Alkoholgehalt eines Getränks, insbesondere von Whisky. In England entsprechen 100 Proof einem Alkoholgehalt von 57.15%, in den USA sind es 50%. 100 britische Proof geben den Wert an, ab dem mit dem… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • overproof — /oh veuhr proohf /, adj. containing a greater proportion of alcohol than proof spirit does. [1800 10; OVER + PROOF] * * * …   Universalium

  • overproof — adjective Possessing a higher proportion of alcohol than proof spirit. Sometimes abbreviated to OP …   Wiktionary

  • overproof — adjective containing more alcohol than proof spirit does …   English new terms dictionary

  • overproof — o•ver•proof [[t]ˈoʊ vərˈpruf[/t]] adj. containing more alcohol than proof spirit does • Etymology: 1800–10 …   From formal English to slang

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