Examples of overfill in a Sentence
He overfilled the pail and the water spilled out.
overfilled the wheelbarrow with bricks until finally no one could push it
Recent Examples of overfill from the Web
Add the asparagus to the boiling water (do separate batches, don’t overfill the pot) and boil for about one minute, then remove and immediately put in the ice water.
To blister the tomatoes: heat a pan on high heat and add a drizzle of olive oil, the tomatoes (do not overfill the pan) and a pinch of salt and pepper.
Since a pair of hurricanes devastated the island, landfills have begun to overfill.
In most cases, overfilling your car’s tires by 10 percent over the manufacturer’s recommended inflation pressure is safe (whereas underinflating them is not safe).
Unlike Alaska, which is overcrowded with cruise ships during the peak summer season, the geography of the Great Lakes region - with its narrow canals and lock systems - will keep the waters from overfilling.
The island has suffered environmental damage and neglect for decades, from drinking water contamination to pollution from overfilling landfills.
As more people get cosmetic injectable fillers to halt the signs of aging, there are inevitably some who end up looking overfilled.
The state’s older women’s prison has less than half as many beds as the new prison, is overfilled, and only has a third as much space.
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OVERFILL Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of overfill for English Language Learners
: to fill a container with too much of something
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