overspread overspread

Definition(s):

  • (v) spread across or over

Usage(s):

  • To them the New Deal Administration was like an overfat, overspread empire, whose sentinels are asleep, whose palaces are termite-rotten under the gilt.

News

  • Warm, dry weather across the Corn Belt

    Across the Corn Belt, warm, mostly dry weather favors late-season soybean planting efforts, as well as summer crop emergence and growth. Showers and thunderstorms are just starting to overspread the far upper Midwest. Better weather, of late, improves late-season soybean planting efforts, as well as crop emergence and growth. read more
    on June 20, 2013     Source: IlliniHQ.com

Quotes

  • In repose, his face was "so overspread with sadness," the reporter Horace White noted, that it seemed as if "Shakespeare's melancholy Jacques had been translated from the forest of Arden to the capital of Illinois."
    on Aug 20, 2008 By: Horace White Source: NPR

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