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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overengineer.


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  • Clearly, the clinic was "overengineered," as Jase might say, for the trivial work we did on a daily basis.


  • β€œIt was advertised to last 50 years, and overengineered so it might last 100,” he said.

    How America Can Rise Again

  • As a point of comparison, NASA's 2nd Generation RLV was (justifiably) criticized as overengineered, oversized, and overly expensive.

    How Best to Access the ISS-and LEO? - NASA Watch

  • Tuna and crispy shallot rolls were equally overengineered, though there was absolutely no sign of the crispy shallots.

    Restaurant review: Australasia

  • Three massive, overengineered steel buildings, 2 a quarter of a mile tall each, collapse in 10 seconds or less after being hit by 2 planes?

    New Rudy Ad: He Was Stronger Than The Rest Of The World On 9/11

  • It's overengineered to the nth degree, and throws a stupefying beam of light that seems impossible in a flashlight of its length (41/2 inches) and weight (3.3 ounces).

    Penn Live Liner Spinning Reels and SureFire E2E-HA Flashlight

  • After all the promises made after the federal flood, you'd think that at least some portions of the rebuilt flood control systems would be impressively overengineered.

    Archive 2007-04-01

  • ** Duuude Toyota, I still think the 2001 Prius is overengineered!

    A moment

  • The charger head which is inserted into the port is clearly overengineered beyond usefulness.

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  • Prototype is pure programming bliss (feels very much like Ruby), whereas Dojo is very much engineered (feels like Java) -- possibly a little overengineered in some places (IFrame-based workarounds) in order to offer what no other toolkit offers (asynchronous file uploads; AJAX back-button handling; javascript "include" mechanism). posted by Jonathan at

    Archive 2006-04-01


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