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overfill

[ oh-ver-fil ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈfɪl /
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verb (used with object)
to fill too full, so as to cause overflowing.
verb (used without object)
to become too full.
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Origin of overfill

1200–50; Middle English overfillen,Old English oferfyllan.See over-, fill
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