Examples of overtop in a Sentence
a manager whose arrogance was overtopped only by his ineptitude
Recent Examples of overtop from the Web
Officials released water from those reservoirs to ease the pressure, but at least one of the reservoirs still overtopped its banks.
In Gentilly, the Peoples Avenue Canal may have been temporarily overtopped, the city said, but there were no breaches.
If the reservoir were to overtop the dam, the results would be catastrophic, said Keith Groves, a Trinity County supervisor representing the district that includes Trinity Dam.
Authorities went door-to-door overnight ordering thousands to seek higher ground as creeks and reservoirs overtopped their banks and sent chest-deep water into neighborhoods.
The Department of Water Resources says the lake is likely to rise right to the top, but that there is no risk of the dam itself overtopping.
Water project operators must reduce flows to avoid overtopping the concrete banks of the aqueduct in those sections that have sunk.
Dockside, floodwaters overtop the concrete piers, shorting power hookups to the mighty ships that are docked in the world’s largest naval base.
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First Known Use of overtop
Synonymsbeat, better, eclipse, exceed, excel, outclass, outdistance, outdo, outgun, outmatch, outshine, outstrip, surpass, top, tower (over), transcend
Related Wordsone-up, outpace, outrace, outrun, overpass; best, clobber, conquer, crush, defeat, drub, lick, master, outcompete, outperform, overcome, overmatch, prevail (over), rout, shame, skunk, subdue, surmount, thrash, trim, triumph (over), trounce, wallop, whip, win (against), worst; outbalance, outweigh, overbear, overshadow, trump
Near Antonymslose (to)
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