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o•ver•set



Pronunciation: (
v.ō"vur-set';
n.ō'vur-set"),
[key]
v., -set, -set•ting,
n.


v.t.
1. to upset or overturn; overthrow.
2. to throw into confusion; disorder physically or mentally.

v.i.
1. to become upset, overturned, or overthrown.
2. Print.
a. (of type or copy) to set in or to excess.
b. (of space) to set too much type for.

n.
1. the act or fact of oversetting; upset; overturn.
2. Also called overmatter. Print.matter set up in excess of space.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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