transitive verb-·drew′, -·drawn′, -·draw′ing
- to spoil the effect of by exaggeration; overdo
- to draw on in excess of the amount credited to the drawer
- to draw (a bow, etc.) too far
verbo·ver·drew, o·ver·drawn, o·ver·draw·ing, o·ver·draws
- To draw against (a bank account) in excess of credit.
- To pull back too far: overdraw a bow.
- To spoil the effect of by exaggeration in telling or describing.
To make an overdraft.
(third-person singular simple present overdraws, present participle overdrawing, simple past overdrew, past participle overdrawn)
- Commonly described in graphics technical terms as the process by which during the rendering of a scene, a pixel at a given X,Y location in the final image is replaced by one which is closer to the view point than the existing pixel as determined by their corresponding Z values.
- A value determining/describing “Overdraw" or “Overdraw factor" is commonly the number of times each pixel would have been overwritten in the course of rendering averaged over a given frame or series of frames.
From over- +"Ž draw.