Definition of Overspreading

1. Verb. (present participle of overspread) ¹



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Definition of Overspreading

1. overspread [v] - See also: overspread

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overspreading

overspilled
overspilling
overspills
overspilt
overspin
overspins
oversplit
oversplits
overspoke
overspoken
oversprang
overspray
overspray surface texture
oversprays
overspread
overspreading (current term)
overspreads
overspring
overspringing
oversprings
oversprinkle
oversprinkled
oversprinkling
oversprung
oversquare
overstabilities
overstability
overstable
overstaff
overstaffed

Literary usage of Overspreading

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, and General by Thomas Spencer Baynes (1888)
"... humidity of the climates of southern Europe which they owe to the Mediterranean. bv t large area of comparatively !ow pressure overspreading the It is ..."

2. A Description of Active and Extinct Volcanos, of Earthquakes, and of Thermal by Charles Daubeny (1848)
"... structure—2ndly, from the existence of domes of trachyte—3rdly, from the continuous sheets of volcanic matter overspreading large districts—4thly, ..."

3. Female Education: Its Importance, Design, and Nature Considered by Barbara H. Farquhar (1851)
"... and its waves rising and overspreading, undermining and overwhelming every barrier, had irrigated and fertilised the moral deserts of the world. ..."

4. Monthly Notices of the Royal Astronomical Society by Royal Astronomical Society (1861)
"Has this force any connexion with the overspreading of the Mare with its plain-like covering? Assuming for a moment that such is the case, we do not know ..."

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