Over-develop

Definitions

  • Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Over-develop ō-vėr-de-vel′op in photography, to develop a plate too much, as by too long a process or by too strong a developer
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Quotations

  • Gail Sheehy
    Gail Sheehy
    “The secret of a leader lies in the tests he has faced over the whole course of his life and the habit of action he develops in meeting those tests.”

Usage

In literature:

It is very rare for the latter disease to appear in children or in adults over forty-five, and for the former to develop until maturity.
"Rural Hygiene" by Henry N. Ogden
The danger to the brain of the healthy or stupid child is not over-development but under-development.
"The Curse of Education" by Harold E. Gorst
She sat on the bench for over an hour, wondering what would be the next development in this mysterious affair.
"The Ivory Snuff Box" by Arnold Fredericks
Then a swelling the size of a peach developed in young Kung's breast, which increased over night until it was as large as a tea-cup.
"The Chinese Fairy Book" by Various
The pictures taken among the mountains had developed finely, and they all grew enthusiastic over them.
"The Award of Justice" by A. Maynard Barbour
A confusing scene developed over command.
"The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624" by Charles E. Hatch
I daresay Systemic Developments will make them a nice juicy offer to take this job over.
"Industrial Revolution" by Poul William Anderson
What if she had Anne's over-developed and thwarted maternity of helpfulness?
"Old Crow" by Alice Brown
As Rick walked back to his barracks he pondered over the meaning of the day's development.
"The Scarlet Lake Mystery" by Harold Leland Goodwin
There were nine of them and they talked over this development.
"The Ethical Way" by Joseph Farrell
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In news:

Taken from the Merced College campus looking south over a developing thunderstorm.
Becoming a mother is a risky undertaking in the developing world, where every year over 500,000 women die from complications of pregnancy and childbirth.
Wiggle 's international success continues to develop, whereby, it now delivers to over 90 countries, and its online store receives more than a million visits per week.
"We've had the Nissan film crew following our every move throughout the development of the car over the past few months," said designer Ben Bowlby.
PointCast Looks to Set Ad Standard PointCast, which pushes online content to the PCs of over one million subscribers, is aiming to lead the adoption of standard tools for developing animated ads for push media and the World Wide Web .
Residents take over community after developers' abandonment .
COLUMBIA TOWNSHIP, OH — Though there was some concern over plans for a new development here, the construction of a carwash will move forward with approval from township officials, Cincinnati.com reported.
Over the years kindergarten has evolved to be considered a crucial part of a child's academic development.
The city of Hartford will use a $1 million federal grant announced Monday to develop a program that will benefit fledgling and growing technology companies over the next 18 months.
I have now been working in the laundry industry for more than 39 years and have seen many changes and developments over the past four decades.
Prior to coming to TV3 Connie worked in the areas of Community Development, Hotel Sales and Fund Raising for Non Profit Organizations for over seventeen years.
The business developed and grew over the years.
The research team developed the product over three years using only a rubbery substance and fabrics found at everyday crafts stores.
Lake Elsinore situation illustrates quandary over accomdating developers.
Over the weekend, fans of cult comedy series " Arrested Development " practically blue themselves over the latest sign the beloved show could return in some form.
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In science:

This expresses the n-point correlation function in terms of some Gaussian averages, which is further represented as a sum over Feynman diagrams, or in a different approach developed in [BSZ4], as a supersymmetric integral.
SU(1,1) Random Polynomials
There are uncertainties over how this programme will develop.
The Random-Cluster Model
It is developed there for X = Rn but carries directly over to arbitrary manifolds X .
Integrated density of states for random metrics on manifolds
Thus, the pair cascade fully develops over the whole energy region of relativistic pairs.
Photon Emission in a Cascade from Relativistic Protons Initiated by Residual Thermal Photons in Gamma-Ray Bursts
Unfortunately, the theory of strongly inhomogeneous systems is not well developed due to a difficulty of explicit averaging over strong inhomogeneous fluctuations.
On universality of conductivity of planar random self-dual systems
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