overburn

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ burn

Verb[edit]

overburn (third-person singular simple present overburns, present participle overburning, simple past and past participle overburned or overburnt)

  1. (transitive) To burn too much or for too long.
  2. (transitive, computing) To record more than the usual available data capacity onto (an optical disc).
  3. (intransitive, figuratively) To be overzealous.