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  • noun Plural form of overprint.
  • verb Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overprint.


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  • Not only did the first issue set a recent sales record for Image, but as of last week the reprint and second issue are both gone despite very significant overprints.

    Haunt sells out multiple times | Major Spoilers - Comic Book Reviews and News

  • The most recent climate warming trend during the industrial period overprints Holocene climate shifts that have occurred due to orbit-induced variations in solar insolation, as well as oscillations produced by local to regional shifts in sea surface temperatures, atmospheric and oceanic circulation patterns, and the extent of land-ice cover [28].

    Historical changes in freshwater ecosystems in the Arctic

  • These back cloths are the result of the overprints and seepage of the day to day printing of designs.


  • The paper, rather than demonstrating globally uniform patterns of warming or cooling in past centuries, shows that surface temperature changes were dominated by regional overprints associated with the response of the “North Atlantic Oscillation” atmospheric circulation pattern to radiative forcing.

    National Academies Panel on Temperature Reconstruction « Climate Audit

  • Production capabilities produce such products as operations and intelligence overlays and overprints, map substitutes (photomaps), expedient revisions to standard maps, draft manuscripts of terrain analysis overlays and graphics, and precise survey and geodetic positions.

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  • The issue of these two Provisional overprints, following upon the appearance in 1905 of the 5d., 7½d. and 10d. stamps, brought a good deal of censure from philatelists, who considered that the Colony was descending to undignified means of increasing the revenue by the sale of stamps to collectors.


  • A 1000 by 2000m NE-SW zone of strong potassic alteration is centered about diorite-syenite, and overprints the surrounding volcanic rocks.

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  • Also included in the collection are registration sheets of the high value Seahorse issues, the first ever postage due stamps, colour trials, black proof sheets and official governmental overprints relating to their official use in various British territories outside the UK.

    Museum Blogs

  • Mistakes are often made for black text, as traditionally it overprints, but if the text is above a certain size you may see the image or element behind it.

  • The alteration and shearing often overprints primary sedimentary features, generally resulting in inconsistent core logging and highly interpretive correlation of units; however, the alteration/deformation corridor is relatively well defined over the entire strike length of the mineralization.

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