Definition of Overwrites

1. Verb. (third-person singular of overwrite) ¹



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Definition of Overwrites

1. overwrite [v] - See also: overwrite

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overwrites

overworld
overworld map
overworld maps
overworlds
overworn
overwound
overwrap
overwrapped
overwrapping
overwraps
overwrest
overwrested
overwrite
overwriter
overwriters
overwrites (current term)
overwriting
overwritten
overwrote
overwrought
overwroughtness
overyear
overyears
overyielding
overzeal
overzealous
overzealously
overzealousness
overzeals
ovest

Literary usage of Overwrites

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1. W. B. Yeats: The Writing of Sophocles' King Oedipus by William Butler Yeats, David R. Clark (1989)
"In 1.4 he overwrites the penciled words in blue-black ink, "when ... Oedipus". ... In the left margin a delete mark overwrites a question mark. ..."

2. Base SAS(R) 9.1.3 Procedures Guide, Second Edition, Volumes 1-4 by Sas Institute (2006)
"REPLACE overwrites an existing file. Note that for a Microsoft Access database or an Excel workbook, REPLACE overwrites the target table or spreadsheet. ..."

3. Advisory Memorandum on Office Automation Security Guideline (1993)
"Floppy disks may be cleared by applying a vendor's formatting program that overwrites each location with a given character. ..."

4. SAS/GIS(R) 9.1:: Spatial Data And Procedure Guide by Sas Institute, Institute SAS Institute (2004)
"REPLACE overwrites existing catalog entries. REPLACE will create new catalog entries if no entries exist for it to overwrite. ..."

5. Executive Guide to Computer Viruses by Charles Ritstein (1992)
"When this counter reaches 16, the virus overwrites a random sector of the disk ... When it does so, it overwrites part of the disk and marks this segment as ..."

6. Trial Evidence: The Rules of Evidence Applicable on the Trial of Civil by Austin Abbott, James MacGregor Smith, John Kenneth Byard (1918)
"... or as a guarantor, as in England and in Arkansas, (if the payee overwrites a guaranty, Killian v. Ashley, 24 Ark. 515); California, (Pierce v. ..."

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