—n., adv., adj.ō'vur-tīm";
—n., adv., adj., v., -timed, -tim•ing.
1. working time before or after one's regularly scheduled working hours; extra working time.
2. pay for such time (distinguished from straight time).
3. time in excess of a prescribed period.
4. Sports.an additional period of play for deciding the winner of a game in which the contestants are tied at the end of the regular playing period.
during overtime: to work overtime.
of or for overtime: overtime pay.
to give too much time to (a photographic exposure).
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