overset

verb over·set \ ˌō-vər-ˈset \
Updated on: 18 Feb 2018

Definition of overset

overset; oversetting
transitive verb
1 a : to disturb mentally or physically : upset
b : to turn or tip over : overturn
2 : to set too much type matter for

overset

play \ˈō-vər-ˌset\ noun

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1583


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