Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • In forestry, having the crown shaded from above, although a side or sides may be free to light. See crown class.

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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of overtop.

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Examples

  • This supports the administration's contention that the White House was receiving conflicting reports during the course of Aug. 29 about whether the levees had been breached or simply "overtopped" by hurricane-driven flood waters.

    Who Knew What?

  • The peril in which she stood but kindled in her heart a fiery depth of passion, such as overtopped and tamed the very terrors of her position.

    Bressant

  • (A) STU is the raw proportion of saplings of each species in the FIA data with crown class 'overtopped' or 'intermediate,' and (B)

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • ( 'overtopped' or 'intermediate' FIA crown class).

    PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles

  • In Sawyer, N.D., the Souris overtopped a levee Saturday morning, flooding four homes, Mayor Cy Kotaska said.

    North Dakota City Braces For Rising Floodwaters

  • In Sawyer, N.D., the Souris overtopped a levee Saturday morning, flooding four homes, Mayor Cy Kotaska said.

    North Dakota City Braces For Rising Floodwaters

  • According to Bourgeois, the tsunami overtopped a three-story office building in the town of Minamisanriku.

    US West Coast Residents Prep for 'Big One'

  • Others are little more than mounds of dirt that get overtopped frequently.

    Mo. opposes river-taming effort

  • According to Bourgeois, the tsunami overtopped a three-story office building in the town of Minamisanriku.

    US West Coast Residents Prep for 'Big One'

  • Huge blocks topped and overtopped one another, only to serve as pedestals for great white masses, which blazed and scintillated in the sun like monstrous jewels.

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