overbreak

[ oh-ver-breyk ]

nounCivil Engineering.
  1. earth or rock excavated outside of neat lines.

Origin of overbreak

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  • Sometimes o·ver·break·age [oh-ver-brey-kij] /ˈoʊ vərˌbreɪ kɪdʒ/ .

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