Dotted note

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(Mus.) a note followed by a dot to indicate an increase of length equal to one half of its simple value; thus, a dotted semibreve is equal to three minims, and a dotted quarter to three eighth notes.

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If a cell with only dot 3 follows a pitch/duration cell, it is a dotted note and follows the same rules as a dotted note in standard notation.
I think that overdotting refers primarily to the dotted note and its complement that together make up the beat, thus ?
Teach Yourself Drums also addresses Dotted Notes, Triplets, and incorporating the feet.