overfill

  • 1 overfill — o ver*fill , v. t. To fill to excess; to surcharge. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 2 overfill — index overload Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 3 overfill — ► VERB ▪ fill to excess …

    English terms dictionary

  • 4 Overfill — In telecommunications, overfill is the condition that prevails when the numerical aperture or the beam diameter of an optical source, such as a laser, light emitting diode, or optical fiber, exceeds that of the driven element, e.g. an optical… …

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  • 5 overfill — UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈfɪl] / US [ˌoʊvərˈfɪl] verb [transitive] Word forms overfill : present tense I/you/we/they overfill he/she/it overfills present participle overfilling past tense overfilled past participle overfilled to put more of something in a… …

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  • 6 overfill — Date: 13th century transitive verb to fill to overflowing intransitive verb to become full to overflowing …

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  • 7 overfill — /oh veuhr fil /, v.t. 1. to fill too full, so as to cause overflowing. v.i. 2. to become too full. [1200 50; ME overfillen, OE oferfyllan. See OVER , FILL] * * * …

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  • 8 overfill — 1. verb To fill beyond capacity or beyond what is appropriate. 2. noun An instance of overfilling …

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  • 9 overfill — Synonyms and related words: allay, brim, charge, chock, choke, cloy, congest, cram, crowd, drench, engorge, fill, fill to overflowing, fill up, freight, glut, gluttonize, gorge, jade, jam, jam pack, lade, load, overbrim, overburden, overcharge,… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 10 overfill — (Roget s IV) v. Syn. cram, overload, stuff; see compress , pack 2 , press 1 …

    English dictionary for students

  • 11 overfill — o|ver|fill [ˌəuvəˈfıl US ˌouvər ] v [T] to put too much of something into a container ▪ He had overfilled the jug …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 12 overfill — o|ver|fill [ ,ouvər fıl ] verb transitive to put more of something in a container than it will hold …

    Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • 13 overfill — v. fill too much …

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  • 14 overfill — verb fill to excess …

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  • 15 overfill — v. a. Surcharge …

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  • 16 overfill — v 1. fill up, fill to the brim, fill to overflowing, stuff, stuff to the gills, overstuff, crowd, congest; lade, overlade, burden, overburden; cram, force in, ram down, pack in, push in, shove in, press in, jam, squeeze; strain, overload,… …

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  • 17 overfill — o•ver•fill [[t]ˌoʊ vərˈfɪl[/t]] v. t. 1) to fill too full, so as to cause overflowing 2) to become too full • Etymology: 1200–50 …

    From formal English to slang

  • 18 overfill — /oʊvəˈfɪl/ (say ohvuh fil) verb (t) 1. to fill too full so as to cause overflowing. –verb (i) 2. to become too full …

    Australian English dictionary

  • 19 overfill — v.tr. & intr. fill to excess or to overflowing …

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  • 20 OVF — Overfill NASA …

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