overcast

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[ˈəʊvəkɑːst], (Adjective)

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- (of the sky or weather) marked by a covering of grey cloud; dull
(e.g: a chilly, overcast day)

- (of the edge of a piece of fabric) sewn with long slanting stitches to prevent fraying.


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[ˈəʊvəkɑːst], (Noun)

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- cloud covering a large part of the sky
(e.g: the planes found the target obscured by overcast)


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[əʊvəˈkɑːst], (Verb)

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- cover with clouds or shade
(e.g: the pebbled beach, overcast with the shadows of the high cliffs)

- stitch over (a raw edge) to prevent fraying
(e.g: finish off the raw edge of the hem by overcasting it)


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