Definition of Overroasting

1. Verb. (present participle of overroast) ¹



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Definition of Overroasting

1. overroast [v] - See also: overroast

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overroasting

overrife
overrigged
overrighteous
overrigid
overrigorous
overripe
overripe cataract
overripen
overripened
overripeness
overripening
overripens
overroast
overroasted
overroasting (current term)
overroasts
overrode
overromanticize
overromanticized
overromanticizes
overromanticizing
overrude
overruff
overruffed
overruffing
overruffs
overrule
overruled
overruler

Literary usage of Overroasting

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1. Electro-magnetic Ore Separation by Charles Godfrey Gunther (1909)
"The roasted pyrite or marcasite should be dark-brown in color, almost black; a decided reddish tinge indicates overroasting. The magnetic sulphide is black, ..."

2. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1899)
"... but found a ptomaine, which arose probably either through the spoliation of the coffee by means of sea water or by overroasting the product. ..."

3. The American Historical Review by American Historical Association (1902)
"The unseaworthiness of this pinnace was due to a loose board or plank, and not to " overroasting. " So eager is Dr. Ames to show how capable and intelligent ..."

4. The Law of Insurance: As Applied to Fire, Accident, Guarantee, and Other Non by John Wilder May, Frank Parsons (1891)
"The insurers are not liable, however, for loss by u excessive use of heat purposely applied, as in overroasting coffee, ..."

5. Illustrations of Political Economy.: By Harriet Martineau by Harriet Martineau (1834)
"The club were pronounced ill-mannered wretches, and the representations of the landlord about the probable overroasting of the geese, were listened to. ..."

6. Tropical Agriculture: The Climate, Soils, Cultural Methods, Crops, Live by Earley Vernon Wilcox (1916)
"Some require to be roasted nearly black, while others, particularly Hawaiian coffee, would be nearly ruined by overroasting. In the amount of coffee ..."

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