The transferring of certain business functions from internal staff to outside contractors.
Verbal noun from → outsource.
Having the general form, shape, or outline of an egg; ellipsoidal or elliptical.
From M.L. ovalis "egg-shaped," from L. ovum "egg," cognate with Pers. xâg, as below.
Xâgi "egg-shaped," literally "pertaining to an egg," from xâg "egg," Lori, Laki xâ, Pash. hâ "egg," Ossetic ajk "egg," Khotanese āhaa- "egg;" variant xâyé "egg; testicle;" Mid.Pers. xâyak "egg;" Av. aēm/aiam "egg;" cf. Gk. oion, L. ovum, as above; Goth. ada; O.E. æg; Ger. Ei; PIE *owyo-/*oyyo- "egg."
Fr.: trop, très, en plus; par-dessus, partout
O.E. ofer, from P.Gmc. *uberi (cf. O.S. obar, O.Fris. over, O.H.G. ubar, Ger. über, Goth. ufar "over, above"), from PIE *uper; cf. Gk. hyper, preposition and adverb, "over, beyond, overmuch, above;" cognate with L. super- and Pers. abar-, as below.
"much, more; in excess; great"
(from Mid.Pers. veš "more, longer; more frequently," related to
vas "many, much" (Mod.Pers. bas);
O.Pers. vasiy "at will, greatly, utterly;" Av. varəmi "I wish,"
vasô, vasə "at one's pleasure or will," from vas- "to will, desire,
To expose a detector to too much photons, resulting in saturation.
Excessive exposure of a detector, → over-expose.
The abundance of a chemical element exceeding a reference value, in particular compared to that of the Sun.
The condition of a system in which the damping is so large that the system comes to a position of rest without oscillating.
Fr.: matière surdense
Matter whose density exceeds a reference level.
biš-barâvardan; 2) biš-barâvard
Fr.: 1) surestimer; 2) surestimation
1) To estimate at too high a value, amount, rate, or the like.
In computers, the condition arising when the result of an arithmetic operation exceeds the capacity of the number representation.
Sarriz, from sar, → head, + riz present stem of rixtan "to flow, to pour" (Mid.Pers. rēxtan and rēcitan "to flow;" Av. raēk- "to leave, set free; to yield, transfer," infinitive *ricyā; Mod.Pers; rig in morderig "heritage" (literally, "left by the dead"); cf. Skt. rinakti "he leaves," riti- "stream; motion, course;" L. rivus "stream, brook;" Old Church Slavic rēka "river;" Rus. reka "river;" Goth. rinnan "run, flow," rinno "brook;" O.E. ridh "stream").
The part of observing time at a telescope which is not directly used for science, such as the time spent for detector read-out, changing instruments, focusing, etc.
Bâlâ "up, above, high, elevated, height" (variants boland "high, tall, elevated, sublime," borz "height, magnitude" (it occurs also in the name of the mountain chain Alborz), Laki dialect berg "hill, mountain;" Mid.Pers. buland "high;" O.Pers. baršan- "height;" Av. barəz- "high, mount," barezan- "height;" cf. Skt. bhrant- "high;" L. fortis "strong" (Fr. and E. force); O.E. burg, burh "castle, fortified place," from P.Gmc. *burgs "fortress;" Ger. Burg "castle," Goth. baurgs "city," E. burg, borough, Fr. bourgeois, bourgeoisie, faubourg; PIE base *bhergh- "high") + sar, → head.
1) barham nehâdan; 2) barham nešastan; 3) barham nehâd; barham nešast
Fr.: empiéter, chevaucher
1) (v.tr.) To lap over something else; extend over and cover a part of.
→ over- + lap, verb from noun lap, from O.E. læppa "skirt or flap of a garment," from P.Gmc. *lapp- (cf. M.Du. lappe, O.H.G. lappa, Ger. Lappen "rag, shred").
1) Barham nehâdan, from barham "one over the other"
(for etymology of bar-, → on-;
for etymology of ham-, → com-) + nehâdan
"to place, put; to set" (Mid.Pers. nihâtan;
Av. ni- "down; below; into," → ni-,
+ dā- "to put; to establish; to give,"
dadāiti "he gives;" cf. Skt. dadāti "he gives;"
Gk. didomi "I give;" L. do "I give;" PIE base *do- "to give").
barham nahâd; barham nešast
Fr.: empiètement, chevauchement
An act or instance related to → overlap.
Verbal noun of → overlap.
Electricity: Any load which exceeds the rated output of a machine, transformer, or other apparatus.
Too highly qualified for a particular job (OxfordDictionaries.com).
The process of sampling a signal with a frequency higher than the → Nyquist frequency. The signal is said to be oversampled β times, where the oversampling ratio is defined as β = (sampling frequency)/(Nyquist frequency).
A situation in stellar interiors when the momentum of a particle carries it past its equilibrium point.
→ over-; shooting, from shoot, from O.E. sceotan "to shoot" (cf. O.N. skjota, Du. schieten, Ger. schießen), from PIE base *skeud- "to shoot, to chase, to throw, to project."
Farâzad, from farâ- "over, over against; foremost; before; onward" (Mid.Pers. fra-; O.Pers. fra- "forward, forth;" Av. frā "forth," pouruua- "first"; cf. Skt. pūrva- "first," pra- "before, formerly;" Gk. pro; L. pro; O.E. fyrst "foremost," superlative of fore, E. fore) + zad past stem of zadan "to strike, beat, dash against; to shoot" ( Mid.Pers. zatan, žatan; O.Pers.; Av. jan-, gan- "to strike, hit, smite, kill" (jantar- "smiter"); cf. Skt. han- "to strike, beat" (hantar- "smiter, killer"); Gk. theinein "to strike," phonos "murder;" L. fendere "to strike, push;" Gmc. *gundjo "war, battle;" PIE *gwhen- "to strike, kill").
To catch up with in traveling or pursuit; draw even with (Dictionary.com).
A note of lesser intensity and higher frequency than the fundamental note, and superimposed upon the latter to give a note of characteristic quality. Overtones whose frequencies are an integral multiple of the fundamental are said to form a harmonic series. The fundamental with a frequency f1 is the first harmonic. The frequency 2f1 is the first overtone and so on.
Voltage which exceeds the normal value between a conductor and earth.