Definition of Overweighting

1. Verb. (present participle of overweight) ¹



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Definition of Overweighting

1. overweight [v] - See also: overweight

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overweighting

overweathers
overween
overweened
overweener
overweeners
overweening
overweeningly
overweeningness
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overweight
overweighted
overweighting (current term)
overweights
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overwhelm
overwhelmed
overwhelmedness
overwhelmer

Literary usage of Overweighting

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1. Boiler Explosions, Collapses and Mishaps: Being a Summary of the Causes of by Edward Johnson Rimmer (1912)
"overweighting Valves.—Explosion due to excessive pressure may arise from the overweighting of the safety-valve. An additional weight on the lever of a ..."

2. Reminiscences and Reflexions of a Mid and Late Victorian by Ernest Belfort Bax (1920)
"In historical writing it is exceedingly difficult to steer between the Scylla of bareness and sketchiness and the Charybdis of overweighting with incidental ..."

3. Science and Life: Aberdeen Adresses by Frederick Soddy (1920)
"More serious consequences have attended the overweighting of education by dead and moribund habits of thought than would have attended an overweighting of ..."

4. The American and English Railroad Cases: A Collection of All Cases Affecting by Frank Cyrus Smith, Thomas Johnson Michie, United States Courts, Great Britain Courts, Canada Courts (1907)
"Demolition of Building—overweighting of Floor—Death of Contractor's Employee—In Cullom v. McKelvey. 26 NV App. Div. 46, 49 NYS 669, it is held, ..."

5. A Treatise on Steam-boilers: Their Strength, Construction, and Economical by Robert Wilson (1892)
"Safety valves of the ordinary lever construction offer the greatest facilities for overweighting, which is sometimes resorted to when the valve is not tight ..."

6. Orthopedic Surgery for Practitioners by Henry Ling Taylor, Charles Ogilvy, Fred Houdlett Albee (1909)
"Round or weak back is caused by overweighting of the spinal column or by ... The overweighting may be due to too long confinement in the sitting or standing ..."

7. A Treatise on Steam-boiler: Their Strength, Construction, and Economical by Robert Wilson (1889)
"Safety valves of the ordinary lever construction offer the greatest facilities for overweighting, which is sometimes resorted to when the valve is not tight ..."

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