Overweigh

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Overweigh To exceed in weight; to overbalance; to weigh down.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • overweigh To exceed in weight; preponderate over; outweigh; overbalance.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Overweigh ō-vėr-wā′ to be heavier than: to outweigh
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Usage

In literature:

As for you, say what you can, my false will overweigh your true story.
"Tales from Shakespeare" by Charles and Mary Lamb
No joy from favorable fortune Can overweigh the anguish of this stroke.
"The Death of Wallenstein" by Friedrich Schiller
The golden weight overweighs his grace, when angels play the devils in the hearts of his people.
"Character Writings of the 17th Century" by Various
But the good, in this instance, vastly overweighs the evil.
"Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
One fact is stronger than fifty theories; and one reliable success overweighs a thousand failures.
"My Life as an Author" by Martin Farquhar Tupper
Determination and hope and confidence may overweigh the life side.
"Applied Psychology for Nurses" by Mary F. Porter
Recreation means fun, and it probably ought not be overweighed with solemnities.
"The Nation's River" by United States Department of the Interior
As for you, say what you can, my false will overweigh your true story.
"Tales from Shakespeare" by Charles Lamb and Mary Lamb
This counteracted all the inconveniences we felt, as the present facility of ruining ourselves overweighs all the blessings of peace.
"The Writings of Thomas Jefferson" by Thomas Jefferson
The sun of a poor person overweighs my gift a thousandfold.
"The Son of Monte-Cristo, Volume I (of 2)" by Alexandre Dumas père
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In science:

As long as protons and electrons are accelerated independently in the shocked region, the total energy of accelerated protons should overweigh that of accelerated electrons by an order of their mass ratio.
Photon Emission in a Cascade from Relativistic Protons Initiated by Residual Thermal Photons in Gamma-Ray Bursts
It is to be noted that this is not the whole story because the thus-produced photons overweigh the residual photons and modify the cascading behavior itself.
Photon Emission in a Cascade from Relativistic Protons Initiated by Residual Thermal Photons in Gamma-Ray Bursts
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