overproduce overproduce  /ˈoʊ vər prə ˈdus/

Definition(s):

  1. (v) produce in excess; produce more than needed or wanted
  2. (v) produce in excess

Usage(s):

  1. In a separate analysis of a subgroup of patients, only those with the most common type of tumor, those that overproduce the Cox-2 enzyme, saw a benefit.
  2. There's also a supply-cycle risk in the industry, which tends to overproduce, often related to the timing of newly planted vines.
  3. That should remove farmers' incentive to overproduce crops they know they can sell at a fixed price, and perhaps remove a big obstacle to a new world-trade accord.

News

  • Tiny RNA Molecules Could Have Medical Applications

    A team led by scientists at The Scripps Research Institute has identified a family of tiny RNA molecules that work as powerful regulators of the immune response in mammals. Mice who lack these RNA molecules lose their normal infection-fighting ability, whereas mice that overproduce them develop a fatal autoimmune syndrome.
    on June 27, 2013     Source: Newswise

Quotes

  1. Brown adds that their program "reduces the incentive to overproduce marginal land."
    on Jul 26, 2007 By: Sherrod Brown Source: Nebraska Farmer

  2. Singer Johnny Borrell, 28, said: "We wanted to record it quickly, not overproduce it or overthink it too much." "We felt like we had the strongest songs we've had so far. When you've got that material there's not a lot else to do but just go...
    on Oct 4, 2008 By: Johnny Borrell Source: Daily Star

  3. "We need a true safety net that would embrace all farmers, avoid incentives to overproduce commodities when market signals do not exist, and lower costs for taxpayers," Lugar said. "The reforms proposed today would make our farm and food...
    on May 11, 2007 By: Richard Lugar Source: Inside INdiana Business (press release)

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