[verb oh-ver-drahyv; noun oh-ver-drahyv] /verb ˌoʊ vərˈdraɪv; noun ˈoʊ vərˌdraɪv/
verb (used with object), overdrove, overdriven, overdriving.
to push or carry to excess; overwork.
to drive too hard.
Machinery, Automotive. a device containing a gear set at such ratio and arrangement as to provide a drive shaft speed greater than the engine crankshaft speed.
Informal. an intense state of activity or productivity:
The political campaign has shifted into overdrive.
a very high gear in a motor vehicle used at high speeds to reduce wear and save fuel
in overdrive, in a state of intense activity
into overdrive, into a state of intense activity
verb (ˌəʊvəˈdraɪv) -drives, -driving, -drove, -driven
(transitive) to drive too hard or too far; overwork or overuse
“speed-increasing gear in an automobile,” 1929, from over- + drive (n.).
An Intel Pentium processor which fits into a socket designed to accomodate an Intel 486, or into a special upgrade socket on the motherboard.
[verb oh-ver-duhb; noun oh-ver-duhb] /verb ˌoʊ vərˈdʌb; noun ˈoʊ vərˌdʌb/ verb (used without object), overdubbed, overdubbing. 1. to add other recorded sound or music, as a supplementary instrumental or vocal track, to a taped musical track to complete or enhance a recording. verb (used with object), overdubbed, overdubbing. 2. to add (a track or tracks) […]
[oh-ver-doo, -dyoo] /ˌoʊ vərˈdu, -ˈdyu/ adjective 1. past , as a delayed train or a bill not paid by the assigned date; late: two overdue library books. 2. too long awaited; needed or expected for some time: Improvements in our highway system are long overdue. 3. more than sufficiently advanced, mature, or ready: That country […]
[oh-ver-dahy, oh-ver-dahy] /ˌoʊ vərˈdaɪ, ˈoʊ vərˌdaɪ/ verb (used with object), overdyed, overdying. 1. to too long or too much. 2. to over another color. /ˌəʊvəˈdaɪ/ verb (transitive) 1. to dye (a fabric, yarn, etc) excessively 2. to dye for a second or third time with a different colour
/ˌəʊvərˈiːɡə/ adjective 1. excessively eager or keen: overeager supporters