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Meaning of OVERDRIVE

Pronunciation:  [n]'owvur`drIv, [v]`owvur'drIv, 'owvu`drIv

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a high gear used at high speeds to maintain the driving speed with less output power
  2. [v]  make use of too often or too extensively
  3. [v]  drive or work too hard; "The teacher is overworking his students"

OVERDRIVE is a 9 letter word that starts with O.


 Synonyms: overuse
 See Also: apply, employ, exploit, high, high gear, overwork, use, utilise, utilize



Computing Dictionary

An intel pentium processor which fits into a socket designed to accomodate an intel 486, or into a special upgrade socket on the motherboard.

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