Definitions

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  • v. To make over or anew; recreate; remake.
  • v. To make a greater quanitity than needed; overproduce; overdo.
  • n. That which is overmade; make-over.
  • n. An oversupply; surplus.

Etymologies

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From over- +‎ make.

Examples

  • A blow-off pipe or safety outlet shall be arranged in such a manner as to carry off into the open air any overmake of gas and to open automatically if pressure be increased beyond 20 inches water column in the generating chamber or beyond 10 inches in the gasholder, or beyond the depth of any fluid seal on the apparatus.

    Acetylene, the Principles of Its Generation and Use

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