Definition of Overtopped

1. Verb. (past of overtop) ¹



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Definition of Overtopped

1. overtop [v] - See also: overtop

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overtopped

overtitled
overtitles
overtitling
overtly
overtness
overtnesses
overtoil
overtoiled
overtoiling
overtoils
overtolerance
overtone
overtones
overtook
overtop
overtopped (current term)
overtopping
overtops
overtout
overtouted
overtouting
overtouts
overtower
overtowered
overtowering
overtowers
overtrade
overtraded
overtrader
overtraders

Literary usage of Overtopped

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1. The Old Red Sandstone, Or, New Walks in an Old Field: To which is Appended a by Hugh Miller (1892)
"—In a fourth overtopped by a still older Sandstone Deposit.— Difficulties in ascertaining the true Place of a newly-discovered Formation. ..."

2. The Forest Flora of North-west and Central India: A Handbook of the by John Lindsay Stewart, Dietrich Brandis (1874)
"... Linn., which is pubescent, and has anthers not overtopped by an apiculate connective. The Japanese species, »S*. ..."

3. Rivers and Canals: The Flow, Control, and Improvement of Rivers and the by Leveson Francis Vernon-Harcourt (1896)
"... respective advantages, conditions necessary for high banks, high banks overtopped by rise of flood-level; Instances of Embanking Rivers, Mississippi, ..."

4. Forestry Quarterly by New York State College of Forestry (1913)
"In addition to this, a large part of the overtopped pines, ... •Only 238 of these pine overtopped by hardwoods, the rest overtopped by pine. tt,16o of these ..."

5. The Nervous System of Vertebrates by John Black Johnston (1906)
"In both cases a more median and ventral body has been hypertrophied and has pushed up until it has overtopped a more dorsal and lateral body. ..."

6. Manual of the Botany of the Northern United States by Asa Gray (1859)
"Culms (l°-3° long) and dander tenu leaves immersed and cellular ; spike overtopped by a green bract, which appears like a prolongation of the culm, oblong, ..."

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