[ oh-ver-klok ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈklɒk /
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verb (used with object)
Computers. to modify (a hardware component, as a processor, graphics card, or memory) so as to increase the speed of that component beyond the specifications of the manufacturer: You can overclock your video card to improve its performance.
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The rainy weather could not ________ my elated spirits on my graduation day.
Origin of overclock
OTHER WORDS FROM overclocko·ver·clocked, adjective
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