overtighten

overtighten

(ˌəʊvəˈtaɪtən)
vb (tr)
to tighten too much
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Meanwhile, the petro-nations seem willing to overtighten the market with the current price levels fostering confidence in their supply deal strategy.
One of the biggest mistakes novice AR gunsmiths make is to overtighten the flash suppressor or not use the correct washers.
The hat also features a top-of-head comfort pad and removable rear comfort cradle, which maximizes retention and eliminates the need to overtighten the suspension.
That is a particular concern with the big magnums, since their owners are more likely to overtighten. As a result, they can create the very thing they tried to avoid: a loose scope.
Just be careful not to overtighten or you'll strip the hole again.
Wipe the jar's rim clean, set the lid on the jar's rim and twist on the band just until it resists--also called "finger tight." Don't overtighten.
They sometimes employ faulty logic, inadvertently transpose digits in a numerical calculation, mistakenly overtighten a bolt or undertighten a screw, casually misread a dial, or hurriedly push when they should pull.
Chelsea better hope bungling stopper Petr Cech doesn't overtighten his skullcap again before the trip to Barca on Tuesday or it'll be a slaughter.
Despite the brace's potential usefulness, do not overtighten the straps, as you may wake with more numbness.
I remember thinking: "I hope this is working properly and doesn't overtighten the thread in my jaw.
Secure it snugly, but do not overtighten. If you do, it will be difficult to remove it the next time the bulb has to be replaced.
Boil the mixture for 5 more minutes, then maintain a low boil while you fill each sterilized jar, wipe its rim and seal with a new lid (from the skillet with hot water.) Put on screw bands fingertip tight -- do not overtighten. Process sealed jars in a boiling hot water bath for 20 minutes.