An overcast day.
- A dull, gray day where the clouds cover the sun is an example of a day that would be described as overcast.
- The stiched end of a cut piece of fabric is an example of something that would be described as overcast.
The definition of overcast is cloudy or gray weather, or something that has been edged with stitches to stop it from fraying.
a covering, esp. of clouds
- cloudy; dark: said of the sky or weather
- Sewing made with overcasting
, -·cast·, -·cast·ing
- to overcloud; darken
- Sewing to sew over (an edge) with long, loose stitches so as to prevent raveling
- a. Covered or obscured, as with clouds or mist.b. Clouded over.
- Gloomy; melancholy.
- Sewn with long, overlying stitches in order to prevent raveling, as the raw edges of fabric.
- A covering, as of mist or clouds.
- An arch or support for a passage over another passage in a mine.
- A cast made in fishing that falls beyond the point intended.
- An overcast stitch or seam.
verbo·ver·cast, o·ver·cast·ing, o·ver·casts
- To make cloudy or gloomy.
- To cast beyond (the intended point) with a fishing rod.
- To sew with long, overlying stitches.
To become cloudy or gloomy.
(comparative more overcast, superlative most overcast)
(third-person singular simple present overcasts, present participle overcasting, simple past and past participle overcast)
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