overfill

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English *overfillen, oferfüllen, from Old English oferfyllan (to cram, overfill), equivalent to over- +‎ fill. Cognate with Middle Low German overfullen, German überfüllen, Danish overfylde, Swedish överfylla.

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overfill (third-person singular simple present overfills, present participle overfilling, simple past and past participle overfilled)

  1. To fill beyond capacity or beyond what is appropriate.

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Noun[edit]

overfill (plural overfills)

  1. An instance of overfilling.

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