Definition of Overtype

1. Noun. (computing) A feature in wordprocessing whereby each typed character replaces the character after the cursor rather than being inserted before it. ¹



2. Verb. To type on top of something already typed. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Overtype

1. to type over the top of [v OVERTYPED, OVERTYPING, OVERTYPES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overtype

overture
overtured
overtures
overturing
overturn
overturnable
overturned
overturner
overturners
overturning
overturning moment
overturns
overtwist
overtwisted
overtwisting
overtype (current term)
overtyped
overtypes
overtyping
overurge
overurged
overurges
overurging
overuse
overused
overuser
overusers
overuses
overusing
overutilisation

Literary usage of Overtype

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1. Electric Lighting and Power Distribution: An Elementary Manual of Electrical by William Perren Maycock (1902)
"Sections of overtype Field Magnets and of Armatures, 181. Allen, Son & Co. ... Parker overtype Machine, 183. Tyne Undertype Machine, 184. ..."

2. Continuous Current Machine Design by William Cramp (1910)
"overtype MAGNET. may be summarized as follows: Were it possible always to construct bipolar machines, the most economical dynamo would usually be found to ..."

3. The Electrical Engineer (1892)
"In the overtype theso pieces are not required, and the yoke may be either bolted ... This contains less iron than the overtype field, but more copper, and, ..."

4. A Dictionary of Electrical Words, Terms and Phrases by Edwin James Houston (1903)
"The term inverted is used in contradistinction to the overtype dynamo. ... The overtype form of dynamo possesses tha advantage of better avoiding magnetic ..."

5. Dynamo Construction: A Practical Handbook for the Use of Engineer by John W. Urquhart (1891)
"275 83. Diagram of Brush's Dynamo. . . . -279 84. The Edison-Hopkinson Dynamo (English Type) . 280 85. Elwell Parker (overtype with Fly ..."

6. SAS(R) 9.1 Companion for Windows by SAS Institute (2004)
"Edit Preferences The Edit tab controls options that affect the SAS text editors, including: overtype mode specifies whether to insert text or type over on ..."

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