overslaan

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overslaan (past singular oversloeg, past participle overslagen)

  1. to reduce the frequency of
  2. to skip, to omit from a sequence
  3. to arc (electrical discharge)
  4. (of a virus) to jump species
    Er is een nieuwe vorm van hiv overgeslagen van de gorilla naar de mens - There is a new HIV virus that jumped species from gorillas to humans.
  5. to transfer (cargo)
    In de eerste drie maanden van het jaar werd 10,8 procent minder goederen overgeslagen in Rotterdam ten opzichte van dezelfde periode vorig jaar.
    In the first three months of the year, 10.8% less cargo was transfered compared to the same period last year in Rotterdam.
  6. to suddenly change register (of a voice, such as in yodeling)

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