WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2019
o•ver•string  (ō′vər string),USA pronunciation v.t.,  -strung;
-strung
  or (Rare) -stringed;
-string•ing.
 
  1. Music and Danceto arrange the strings of (a piano) so that the bass strings cross over the treble.
  2. Sport[Archery.]to string (a bow) too tightly.
  • over- + string 1875–80

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