overdraw

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From over- +‎ draw.

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overdraw (third-person singular simple present overdraws, present participle overdrawing, simple past overdrew, past participle overdrawn)

  1. To withdraw more money from an account than there is credit; to make an overdraft
  2. (archery) To use a device for shooting arrows shorter than the draw of the bow.
  3. (dated) To exaggerate.
  4. (computer graphics) To draw over the top of existing content.

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overdraw (countable and uncountable, plural overdraws)

  1. (computer graphics) The process by which, during the rendering of a three-dimensional scene, a pixel is replaced by one that is closer to the viewpoint, as determined by their Z coordinates.

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