oversize

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Pronounciation[change]

IPA: /ˈəʊvəsʌɪz/

Adjective[change]

Positive
oversize

Comparative
more oversize

Superlative
most oversize

  1. If something is oversize, it is larger than normal; excessively large.

Noun[change]

Singular
oversize

Plural
oversizes

  1. (technical) An oversize is the increased size of a bore when it is rebored.

Verb[change]

Plain form
oversize

Third-person singular
oversizes

Past tense
oversized

Past participle
oversized

Present participle
oversizing

  1. (transitive) If something is oversize, its size is larger than normal.
    The oversized luggage does not fit into the trunk of the car.
  2. (transitive) (old, no longer used) To oversize something, you cover it with gluey matter.