overwrote overwrote  /ˌoʊ vər ˈroʊt/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  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.

News

  • 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

Quotes

  • "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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