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oh ver kast

  • n  the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
  • n  gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
  • n  a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling
  • n  a cast that falls beyond the intended spot
  • v  make overcast or cloudy
    Fall weather often overcasts our beaches
  • v  sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches
  • v  sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next
    overcast books
  • s  filled or abounding with clouds

  • For 60 seconds, the Globemaster bored upwards through the overcast, above the tiny farms and woodlots that fringe the western outskirts of Tokyo.
  • A half-hour laterit was late afternoon nowa solid overcast blew in from the ocean and completely covered the mountains.
  • On a muggy, overcast Saturday in late July, while 50 Cent's "I Get Money" blares from a set of speakers, the former head of the Chicago Public Schools pounds the blacktop .
News & Articles

  • Lemonade for Life
    On cold, dreary, overcast days, do you dream about trading the chilly weather for a gorgeous day under azure blue skies and perfect temperatures? That wishful thinking is a positive way to look at the world.
    June 13, 2013 - The Gilmer Mirror
  • Clear, calm morning nets wealth of bass
    Overcast, breezy mornings usually produce the best fishing on Lake Travis in the early summer. The clear, calm morning of June 3 proved to be the exception to the rule.
    June 12, 2013 - Austin American-Statesman
  • SNEAK PEEK: Will Enough Rain Fall for City with Water Pumps out of Order?
    HAGERMAN - Darkened, overcast skies couldn't come soon enough for Hagerman.
    June 12, 2013 - The Times-News

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