• WordNet 3.6
    • v oversupply supply with an excess of "flood the market with tennis shoes","Glut the country with cheap imports from the Orient"
    • n oversupply the quality of being so overabundant that prices fall
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • n Oversupply An excessive supply; a supply in excess of demand. "A general oversupply or excess of all commodities."
    • v. t Oversupply To supply in excess.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • oversupply To supply in excess of demand.
    • n oversupply A supply in excess of demand.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • n Oversupply ō′vėr-sup-plī an excessive supply.
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In literature:

His full face, which was already red from the oversupply of blood, turned crimson.
"Original Short Stories, Volume 6 (of 13)" by Guy de Maupassant
His full face, which was already red from the oversupply of blood, turned crimson.
"Maupassant Original Short Stories (180), Complete" by Guy de Maupassant
The making of cheese was known in ancient times, it having probably originated through a desire to utilize an oversupply of milk.
"Woman's Institute Library of Cookery, Vol. 2" by Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Everywhere places are waiting for the right man, while at the same time we find everywhere an oversupply of mediocre aspirants.
"Psychology and Industrial Efficiency" by Hugo Münsterberg
The need for a medium of exchange is oversupplied.
"New York Times Current History: The European War, Vol 2, No. 1, April, 1915" by Various
Danger of an Oversupply of Current.
"General Science" by Bertha M. Clark
Especially is any oversupply of them mischievous.
"The Amateur Garden" by George W. Cable
Attractive prices will be made on sets of those reports of which we have an oversupply.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
I think that Persian walnut trees pay better than apples, and that there is no danger of an oversupply.
"Northern Nut Growers Association, Report of the Proceedings at the Fourth Annual Meeting" by Various
Just on a hunch, I'll always want a considerable oversupply.
"The Planet Strappers" by Raymond Zinke Gallun

In news:

UN weakens CDM green credentials, sparks new CER oversupply fears.
Industry calls for permanent solution to CO2 oversupply .
Working Off a Housing Oversupply .
The Oversupply of Pharmacists and What Needs to Be Done About It.
Editor's Note: Pharmacy students are sharing thoughts about the prospective job market and pharmacist oversupply .
Concerns mount over prospect of industrial oversupply .
Oversupply Hinders Multifamily Recovery.
Photovoltaic industry oversupply as graphed by GTM Research.
Oversupply situation could have unwelcome effects on drillers, landowners and the state.
In a signal that the market may be oversupplied, the chief executive of Qatar Airways, Akbar Al Baker, said last month that his airline would not be placing orders at Farnborough.
In a nutshell, he says helping people move from renting to owning isn't the right solution because it will just exacerbate the oversupply of rental units.
Industry calls for permanent solution to CO2 oversupply.
Oversupply in the global wine market has been so chronic over the past few years that at times it has seemed like a permanent industry characteristic.
The Housing Price Index released Friday detailed how Spanish house prices continue to tumble due to a squeeze on credit, stalled demand and massive oversupply.
Excessively easy bank lending at first created an oversupply of real estate, and now high manufacturing inventories are casting a cloud over projections for 2013.