Overtightening



[tahyt-n] /ˈtaɪt n/

verb (used with or without object)
1.
to make or become or .
/ˈtaɪtən/
verb
1.
to make or become tight or tighter
2.
tighten one’s belt, to economize
v.

“to make tight,” 1727; the earlier verb was simply tight, from Old English tyhtan, from the root of tight. Related: Tightened; tightening.

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