Overfill meaning

ōvər-fĭl
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To fill (a container) beyond capacity.
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To fill beyond capacity or beyond what is appropriate.
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An instance of overfilling.
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Origin of overfill

  • From Middle English *overfillen, oferfüllen, from Old English oferfyllan (“to cram, overfill"), equivalent to over- +"Ž fill. Cognate with Middle Low German overfullen, German überfüllen, Danish overfylde, Swedish överfylla.

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