overfill

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verb over·fill \ˌō-vər-ˈfil\

Definition of overfill

  1. transitive verb
  2. :  to fill to overflowing

  3. intransitive verb
  4. :  to become full to overflowing

Examples of overfill in a sentence

  1. He overfilled the pail and the water spilled out.

  2. overfilled the wheelbarrow with bricks until finally no one could push it

13th Century

First Known Use of overfill

13th century


OVERFILL Defined for English Language Learners

overfill

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verb over·fill \ˌō-vər-ˈfil\

Definition of overfill for English Language Learners

  • : to fill a container with too much of something



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