2. Noun. An excessive swing ¹
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Definition of Overswing
1. [v -SWUNG, -SWINGING, -SWINGS]
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Literary usage of Overswing
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1. Phonics for English Reading, Spelling and Writing Streamline Express: Orton by Pauline M. Adamson (2004)
"The overswing goes from the base line up and curves over to begin at 1 on the circle. The dip is a short ending to the letters b, o, v, and w. ..."
2. Report of the Annual Meeting (1894)
"... because any arrangement like a heavy horizontal pendulum when quickly tilted is likely to overswing the point corresponding to that which it would take ..."
3. The English Illustrated Magazine (1905)
"... however, combine to form a reaction against this temporary and very natural overswing of the pendulum, and the advantages of beautiful .stage mounting ..."
4. Experimental Electrical Engineering and Manual for Electrical Testing for by Vladimir Karapetoff (1922)
"Instruments of this type are heavily damped electromagnet- ically, so that the pointer does not overswing and cause unnecessary wear on the bearings. ..."
5. Electric and Magnetic Measurements by Charles Marquis Smith (1917)
"... takes place is also the value for .which the return of the system to its zero position is the quickest, with no overswing to the other side. ..."
6. Protective Relays: Their Theory, Design, and Practical Operation by Victor H. Todd (1922)
"This should be a high-class instrument, having reliable accuracy, rugged in construction, dead-beat (ie, when current is applied, it should not overswing ..."
7. Taylor on Golf: Impressions, Comments & Hints by John Henry Taylor (1905)
"... a woman to overswing. They are far too apt to think that a long swing is an absolute necessity to secure a long drive. But here again they are wrong, ..."