over-engineered


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over-engineered

adj
unnecessarily complicated
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Garcia concludes nothing we do will succeed if we do not redesign the existing over-engineered practices with the busy managers reality in mind.
In fact, you can spot a content model done by a techie by a mile--it's usually an over-engineered, cover-all-eventualities, logical structure that is beautiful and horrifying in equal measure.
Goodyear challenged students in grades 6 through 12 to create the most deliberately over-engineered contraption (in the spirit of Rube Goldberg).
Instead of equipment over-engineered for its main task and asked to awkwardly perform several others, each forklift and attachment should be tailored to well-defined needs.
Particularly in applications where TPVs could be considered over-engineered with respect to performance requirements, the styrene TPEs are also said to provide cost advantages.
2 billion (if it keeps to budget), it includes an over-engineered six-lane bridge over the River Usk, South of Newport, costing around PS200 Million.
Many engineers are comfortable with rotary bearing technology but view linear as complicated and over-engineered with complex maintenance requirements.
Another alternative is to specify a single table that meets the high shock force specification, which means it will be over-engineered for the lower force (sine and random) vibration testing requirements.
When designing long thin sections to be moulded and plated, rather than created in metal, they will need to be over-engineered, with thicker sections and strengthening webs to compensate for the reduced strength of plated plastic.
Or are London Midland and the Department for Transport deliberately choosing an over-engineered and expensive solution, so they can decide not to run additional trains for major events in the Midlands?
Over-engineered, overcomplex, but fascinating to anyone who appreciates mechanical intricacies.
We were so clever and so good at it that we over-engineered the capabilities of the plumbing laid down by, well, ourselves.