overfill


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o·ver·fill

 (ō′vər-fĭl′)
tr.v. o·ver·filled, o·ver·fill·ing, o·ver·fills
To fill (a container) beyond capacity.

overfill

(ˌəʊvəˈfɪl)
vb (tr)
to fill too much or beyond capacity

o•ver•fill

(ˌoʊ vərˈfɪl)

v.t.
1. to fill too full, so as to cause overflowing.
v.i.
2. to become too full.
[1200–50]

overfill


Past participle: overfilled
Gerund: overfilling

Imperative
overfill
overfill
Present
I overfill
you overfill
he/she/it overfills
we overfill
you overfill
they overfill
Preterite
I overfilled
you overfilled
he/she/it overfilled
we overfilled
you overfilled
they overfilled
Present Continuous
I am overfilling
you are overfilling
he/she/it is overfilling
we are overfilling
you are overfilling
they are overfilling
Present Perfect
I have overfilled
you have overfilled
he/she/it has overfilled
we have overfilled
you have overfilled
they have overfilled
Past Continuous
I was overfilling
you were overfilling
he/she/it was overfilling
we were overfilling
you were overfilling
they were overfilling
Past Perfect
I had overfilled
you had overfilled
he/she/it had overfilled
we had overfilled
you had overfilled
they had overfilled
Future
I will overfill
you will overfill
he/she/it will overfill
we will overfill
you will overfill
they will overfill
Future Perfect
I will have overfilled
you will have overfilled
he/she/it will have overfilled
we will have overfilled
you will have overfilled
they will have overfilled
Future Continuous
I will be overfilling
you will be overfilling
he/she/it will be overfilling
we will be overfilling
you will be overfilling
they will be overfilling
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overfilling
you have been overfilling
he/she/it has been overfilling
we have been overfilling
you have been overfilling
they have been overfilling
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overfilling
you will have been overfilling
he/she/it will have been overfilling
we will have been overfilling
you will have been overfilling
they will have been overfilling
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overfilling
you had been overfilling
he/she/it had been overfilling
we had been overfilling
you had been overfilling
they had been overfilling
Conditional
I would overfill
you would overfill
he/she/it would overfill
we would overfill
you would overfill
they would overfill
Past Conditional
I would have overfilled
you would have overfilled
he/she/it would have overfilled
we would have overfilled
you would have overfilled
they would have overfilled
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.overfill - fill beyond capacity; "overfill the baskets"
fill, fill up, make full - make full, also in a metaphorical sense; "fill a container"; "fill the child with pride"
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'Tis the privilege of Art Thus to play its cheerful part, Man in Earth to acclimate And bend the exile to his fate, And, moulded of one element With the days and firmament, Teach him on these as stairs to climb And live on even terms with Time; Whilst upper life the slender rill Of human sense doth overfill.
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Emco Wheaton now offers an overfill system, which can prevent product overflows of fuel tankers during loading, ensuring that safety is of the utmost importance.
The cause of loss is an oil spill resulting from overfill by home heating oil delivery.
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All Atlas tanks are supplied as standard with a bottom outlet oil tank installation kit for ease of installation and a SpillStop mechanical overfill prevention valve - helping to make overfills a thing of the past."