overfull


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overfull

(ˌəʊvəˈfʊl)
adj
excessively full; overflowing
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.overfull - exceeding demand; "a glutted market"
full - containing as much or as many as is possible or normal; "a full glass"; "a sky full of stars"; "a full life"; "the auditorium was full to overflowing"
Translations

overfull

[ˌəʊvəˈfʊl] ADJdemasiado lleno, rebosante (of de)

overfull

[ˌəʊvəˈfʊl] adjtroppo pieno/a
References in classic literature ?
That was no cheerful night; the room being overfull of voices and music.
A flow of words doth ever ease the heart of sorrows; it is like opening the waste weir when the mill dam is overfull.
The cloyed senses recoiled from it as from an overfull cup.
I love him whose soul is so overfull that he forgetteth himself, and all things are in him: thus all things become his down-going.
Some residents of eastern Cuba have tried to alleviate their family situations by moving to the western urban centers, especially to the already overfull capital, despite official regulations that try to contain the population's east to west exodus.
The litter is blowing from the overfull bins onto the pavement and into the road.
Satiated but not overfull, coasting on a Kefraya sip, the evening ended with a cup of coffee.
The reported 4 courses are actually over 7 when you include each plate put in front of you, but the smaller portions mean that you are not left overfull.
Mid and East Antrim Borough Council sparked the row after telling refuse collectors to ignore wheelies if they were overfull and lids weren't firmly shut.
He pursued an overfull schedule-- always choosing the church over his own comfort and the people over his own needs.
Is not the spillway there, in the event of the reservoir becoming overfull, to bleed off the excess water and prevent overtopping, and subsequent failure, of the dam wall?
He said: "They (the pens) weren't overfull but, yeah, even so, the numbers that were going to come in, we probably should have done something there, yes.