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See also: over-age
- Having an age that is greater than a stipulated minimum.
- Too old to be of use in a particular situation.
- To have too long an aging process.
- 1997, George Murray, Handbook of Materials Selection for Engineering Applications, →ISBN, page 92:
- The heat-treatable alloys may overage (soften) with time at temperature due to the coalescence of the precipitate particles which, when present in a smaller dispersed size, enhance roomtemperature strength.
- 2013, Mahmoud M. Farag, Materials and Process Selection for Engineering Design, →ISBN:
- Structures that have been precipitation hardened to peak values may overage, and steels that have been hardened and tempered may overtemper.
overage (plural overages)
- A surplus of inventory or capacity or of cash that is greater than the amount in the record of an account.
- A state of being more than one ought to be.
- You're entitled to bring a bag weighing fifty pounds onto the airplane, and will be charged extra for any overage.
surplus of inventory