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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of overwrap.

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Examples

  • The frame is then built via tube to tube construction overwrapped with additional carbon.

    Eurobike 2010 tech gallery – Getting fired up for cyclocross

  • The portions of the rod guides that sit on the blank and are overwrapped with thread are known as the feet.

    The Home-Built Rod

  • And now it is struck; for, starting from his trance into that unspeakable thing called his “flurry,” the monster horribly wallowed in his blood, overwrapped himself in impenetrable, mad, boiling spray, so that the imperilled craft, instantly dropping astern, had much ado blindly to struggle out from that phrensied twilight into the clear air of the day.

    Moby Dick; or the Whale

  • Policemen from the Temple curtained him round about; and after him, in order, strode the sanhedrim, and a long array of priests, the latter in their plain white garments overwrapped by abnets of many folds and gorgeous colours.

    Ben-Hur, a tale of the Christ

  • And now it is struck; for, starting from his trance into that unspeakable thing called his "flurry," the monster horribly wallowed in his blood, overwrapped himself in impenetrable, mad, boiling spray, so that the imperilled craft, instantly dropping astern, had much ado blindly to struggle out from that phrensied twilight into the clear air of the day.

    Moby Dick, or, the whale

  • The SEA System, a safety measure for overwater missions, provides soldiers with a type of pressurized oxygen tank, known as a composite overwrapped pressure vessel or COPV.

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  • Temperature - if the baby is overwrapped and overdressed and subsequently gets too hot, he/she has a higher risk, especially if he/she is placed down on his/her stomach.

    Health News from Medical News Today

  • The problem I have is that the tea bags are still ridiculously overwrapped in individual paper envelopes with a string and a staple and a little tab on it.

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  • It’s quite large and holds some rather overwrapped (big wrapper) sachets, but it’s an interesting mix, one each of:

    Daily Tea for April 13, 2010 | Tea Derivations

  • "Seriously, you're like the most overwrapped birthday present ever!

    Wraithbait

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