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overcrowded 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˌōvərˈkroud/,
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overcrowded, past participle; overcrowds, 3rd person singular present; overcrowding, present participle; overcrowded, past tense;
  1. Fill (accommodations or a space) beyond what is usual or comfortable
    • - overcrowded dormitories
    • - trying to eliminate overcrowding in the downtown area
  2. House (people or animals) in accommodations that are too confined


  1. (Overcrowding) Overpopulation is a condition where an organism's numbers exceed the carrying capacity of its habitat. In common parlance, the term often refers to the relationship between the human population and its environment, the Earth. ...
  2. Containing too many occupants for an area of its size
  3. (overcrowdedness) The property of being overcrowded
  4. (overcrowding) The action or event of a space having more occupants than that space can accommodate
  5. (Overcrowding) Exceeding the living capacity, generally established by BOCA, of a residential dwelling.  See "BOCA."
  6. (Overcrowding) Confinement at “high stocking density” is one part of a systematic effort to produce the highest output of livestock products at the lowest cost by relying on economies of scale, modern machinery, biotechnology, and global trade. ...
  7. (Overcrowding) The Housing (Scotland) Act 1987 provides the legal definition of overcrowding, which sets out how many rooms and how much space a home should have for the number of people living there.
  8. Overcrowding is a situation experienced by many emergency departments across the nation where there are too many patients for the number of physicians available. This causes excessive time spent waiting for care, unhappy patients and poor-quality care provided to patients.