overwrote overwrote  /ˌoʊ vər ˈroʊt/


  • (v) write new data on top of existing data and thus erase the previously existing data


  1. It is engaging readingbut the wrong person wrote the book, overwrote it, if these generation-comparisons are to be taken seriously.
  2. Miller overwrote for the sheer sake of verbosity; he made hyperbole into a principle of composition.
  3. Capote wangled a job at The New Yorker, and at night wrote and overwrote fevered, delicate, swamp-baroque stories that were skewed images of Monroeville.


  • Friendship Weekly - Episode 3: March 14 - March 20 (Toys Galore)

    Hello again, everyone, and welcome to another episode of Friendship Weekly! Sorry we are late on this one. Bronze accidentally overwrote the finished episode file with a different file and we lost the episode, and had to re-record it. He's a silly pony.  FRIENDSHIP WEEKLY - EPISODE 3: MARCH 14 - MARCH 20 ^^Click this for the episode!!^^   NEWS: Re-Tooned's My Little Pony G1 - G4 Review ...
    on March 22, 2014     Source: Game Informer


  • "We've seen very fast-spreading viruses -- Slammer scanned 4 billion IP addresses in 13 minutes -- and we've seen very destructive viruses [like when] CIH overwrote both hard drive contents and the BIOS chip," said Hyppönen. "But we haven't...
    on Jan 30, 2004 By: Mikko Hypponen Source: E-Commerce Times

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