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- n. An excessive amount of spin applied to a projectile such that its nose does not turn down at the summit of the trajectory
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. To spin out to too great length; to protract unduly.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- In the making of metal strings for musical instruments, to wind or wrap a covering-wire about a string so as to add to its weight and to lower its pitch. Overspun strings are used especially for the lower strings of the pianoforte, the guitar, and several instruments of the zither class.
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I wasn't releasing it, wasn't getting the overspin.
It can also cause backspin, whereas the groove putter produces an overspin.
It shows what can happen when some smart arse tries too hard to overspin, and another example of how Camerons campaign crashes from one day to the next.
This is more than an embarrassing case of British overspin, or just another example of the Prime Minister's well-established propensity to declare every old fact as a new initiative by himself.
I tend to overspin … both in the singles and in plying.
"If you look at the style he bowls it's probably reasonably similar to the way Kumble bowls, not a lot of sidespin, a lot of overspin, pretty much stump to stump and at a slightly quicker pace than normal legspinners bowl, and I'm not sure if Kumble's ever been called 'not an attacking spinner'," Ponting said.
Keep the putter head low and feel like you're coming up underneath the ball, so you put overspin on it. "
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"It gives it an early roll off the putter face, reduces drag and promotes overspin early, '' said St. Petersburg, Fla. putter manufacturer Bobby Grace.