overwound


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o·ver·wound

 (ō′vər-wound′)
v.
Past tense and past participle of overwind.

overwound

(ˌəʊvəˈwaɪnd)
adj
(of a watch) wound beyond the proper limit
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Their main function is to untangle DNA when it becomes overwound, a common occurrence that can interfere with key biological processes.
The somewhat anti-mechanistic behaviour of Kneeshaw when he overwound a model train in class had had a pronounced effect on the course of Olivero's life; he recollected, "[w]hen that spring snapped, something snapped in my mind.
This is traditionally achieved through the use of a sliding flange that allows the spring to slip, thus avoiding the movement becoming overwound.
The Corpo technology considers isotensoidal shapes that are stacked onto each other and are overwound in an integral fashion.