overcast

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1over·cast

verb
over·castover·cast·ing

Definition of OVERCAST

transitive verb
1
\ˌō-vər-ˈkast, ˈō-vər-ˌ\ :  darken, overshadow
2
\ˈō-vər-ˌ\ :  to sew (raw edges of a seam) with long slanting widely spaced stitches to prevent raveling

Examples of OVERCAST

  1. <an impenetrable fog overcast our view of the harbor>

First Known Use of OVERCAST

14th century

2over·cast

adjective \ˈō-vər-ˌkast, ˌō-vər-ˈ\

: covered with clouds : darkened by clouds

Full Definition of OVERCAST

:  clouded over <an overcast day>

Examples of OVERCAST

  1. It was an overcast morning.
  2. They worked in overcast conditions.

First Known Use of OVERCAST

1536

3over·cast

noun \ˈō-vər-ˌkast\

Definition of OVERCAST

:  covering; especially :  a covering of clouds over the sky

First Known Use of OVERCAST

1637

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