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  • v. Simple past of overdrive.


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  • The next one he overdrove, and the flake split away and he lost that piton, too.

    The Wall

  • The max depth of the Hippo chorus sort of overdrove the moogerfooger delay, especially on the loop feedback & gain (there's a multiplication effect there that could shred speakers), said overdrive creating a sort of vaguely pulsating & irregular rumbling undertone like a time-modulated distortion (hmm, see if Zachary Vex might do a Seek-Fuzz?)

    the voice of storms

  • There was something like a confirmation but it was such a thunderous roar that it overdrove the speakers.

    The Man with Two Faces

  • When Keselowski overdrove Turn 1 and bumped Edwards out of the lead, the hometown favorite saw only one way the race could end fairly. stories

  • I felt that I overdrove the car a little and wasn't able to improve, which was frustrating.


  • The fact is, they overdrove her at starting; we shall catch 'em yet. "

    Far from the Madding Crowd

  • I overdrove the heck out of it, I threw it off probably three or four times hustling it, but third was the best we could do today. "

    Inside Track Breaking News Blog


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