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  • v. Present participle of overhaul.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Same as overhaul.

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Examples

  • It looks from the outside as though Denver Public Schools and A-Plus Denver, a citizen advocacy group, did a lot right when designing a protracted process to involve the community in overhauling schools in Far Northeast Denver.

    Alan Gottlieb: Far Northeast Follies

  • There was a panel where players such as Wal-Mart, Timberlake and others discussed the in overhauling their operations to reduce carbon emissions and create jobs.

    Michelle Kraus: Bill Clinton Time To Get Local

  • Half the night had been spent in overhauling the ballast and exploring the seams, but the labor had been without avail.

    White and Yellow

  • In a sign of progress in overhauling health care, the nation's pharmaceutical industry has agreed to a deal that will reduce drug costs for elderly Americans.

    POLITICAL HOT TOPICS: June 22, 2009

  • Nintendo's striking ability to evolve subtly with the times, to conform fluidly to current tastes and technologies, to iterate without overhauling, is one of its hallmarks overall.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Kim Diaz, and their experience in overhauling their home on a tight budget and with lots of creativity and elbow grease.

    Dwell February 2008: Your Sneak-Peek

  • Though some may be taken aback by Occupy Wall Street's idea, the notion of overhauling the constitution is not a new one and, indeed, dovetails with some recent efforts on the left to address the issue.

    Nikolas Kozloff: Occupy Wall Street: If South Americans Can Reform Their Constitutions, Then Why Not Us?

  • Mr. Obama has called overhauling financial-market supervision a top priority, one that is critical to rebuilding confidence in the U.S. economy.

    Flexibility Is Signaled on Financial Oversight

  • There's about 150 folks or so but you're talking about members of Congress, doctors, nurses, people who represent hospitals, but also, Heidi, people who are vehemently against all the idea of overhauling the system 15 years ago, they've also been invited to participate.

    CNN Transcript Mar 5, 2009

  • I felt attracted to the idea of overhauling my often-gloomy brain with positive affirmations and seeing what it brought about.

    Erin Gates: A Pessimist's New Earth

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