overcrowd

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v overcrowd crowd together too much
    • v overcrowd cause to crowd together too much "The students overcrowded the cafeteria"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • v. t Overcrowd To crowd too much.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • overcrowd To fill or crowd to excess, especially with human beings.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Overcrowd ō-vėr-krowd′ to fill or crowd to excess.
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Usage

In literature:

The room felt like a stuffy, overheated, overcrowded sepulchre.
"The Rough Road" by William John Locke
High rents, slack work, and low wages go hand in hand in the tenements as promoters of overcrowding.
"The Battle with the Slum" by Jacob A. Riis
One of the secrets of success in society is not to overcrowd anything.
"The Smart Set" by Clyde Fitch
I'd have done it before only that I find myself somewhat overcrowded even now.
"Bert Wilson on the Gridiron" by J. W. Duffield
The guests were all interesting, and the room sufficiently large not to be overcrowded.
"The Time of Roses" by L. T. Meade
The old holding will have to go, and there is little room for a poor man in this overcrowded country.
"Thurston of Orchard Valley" by Harold Bindloss
The hospitals were overcrowded and the injured laid out in rows in the churches.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume II (of VIII)" by Various
The immediate cause was overcrowding.
"Lotus Buds" by Amy Carmichael
It is, however, of little use to urge overcrowding as a ground for reforming educational methods.
"The Curse of Education" by Harold E. Gorst
There was overcrowding in ill-built tenement houses; and long hours for women and children in the factories.
"The business career in its public relations" by Albert Shaw
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In news:

Kansas and Washington Face Overcrowding.
Work release, a program allowing some inmates a large measure of freedom before parole, is increasingly being used in New York State to relieve prison overcrowding, officials acknowledge.
Hospitals Fear Bill Could Lead to Overcrowding.
Inspection Finds Overcrowding at Memphis VA's ER.
News Education Teachers hired, classes split to address overcrowding.
The Macon County Board of Education voted to increase the number of teachers in the district to compensate for overcrowding in several elementary school classrooms.
's proposals rejected by overcrowding task force.
Of Education to solve Downtown's overcrowding crisis.
Overcrowding shut down a Stuart Street nightclub on New Year's Eve.
Boston Night Club Cited for Overcrowding.
SEVIERVILLE — The Sevier County Sheriff's Department and county officials are exploring ways to reduce overcrowding in the Sevier County Jail which is in jeopardy of losing its certification from the State Department Corrections.
Reports of classroom overcrowding in Detroit.
Over 200 offenders to be set free due to jail overcrowding.
Supreme Court Examines Overcrowding in California Prisons.
Carbon County's prison is working on temporary solutions to its overcrowding problem.
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In science:

Krishnapur, Overcrowding estimates for zeroes of Planar and Hyperbolic Gaussian analytic functions.
Transportation to random zeroes by the gradient flow
Ginibre ensemble, the overcrowding problem is easy to solve.
Zeros of Random Analytic Functions
It provides a regularization of the standard Keller-Segel model preventing overcrowding, blow-up and unphysical singularities.
Nonlinear mean field Fokker-Planck equations. Application to the chemotaxis of biological populations
In that case, the mobility is assumed to be constant and the regularization preventing overcrowding is taken into account in the pressure law (119).
Nonlinear mean field Fokker-Planck equations. Application to the chemotaxis of biological populations
Zrebiec, Overcrowding and hole probabilities for random zeros on complex manifolds, arXiv::math.
Estimates on the Probability of Outliers for Real Random Bargmann-Fock functions
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