from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.
- transitive verb To cross out by drawing a line or lines over or through.
from The Century Dictionary.
- To score or draw a line or lines over; erase by drawing lines over.
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These probabilities agree very well with measured data (e – = electron, e+ = positron, q = quark, q with overscore = antiquark, g = gluon).
If you write by hand print out proper names as legibly as possible; underscore _u_ and overscore _n_.
Letters enclosed in a square bracket with tilde denote that there is an overscore or tilde above the letter; for example
Anthony threw himself back in his chair as the delicate tinkling began to pour out and overscore the soft cooing of a pigeon on the roofs somewhere and the murmur of bees through the open window.
Best Rookie Performance: Adam Melling (if they don't overscore Jadson Andre's one trick airs).
It was like the judges were trying to leave the door open in case Taj mustered a comeback so they could overscore him straight into the final.