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Verb
/ˌōvərˈtərn/,
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overturned, past participle; overturned, past tense; overturning, present participle; overturns, 3rd person singular present;
  1. Tip (something) over so that it is on its side or upside down
    • - the crowd proceeded to overturn cars and set them on fire
  2. Turn over and come to rest upside down, typically as the result of an accident
    • - a large housetrailer overturned in the middle of the road
  3. Abolish, invalidate, or turn around (an established fact, system, etc.)
    • - the results overturned previous findings
  4. Reverse (a legal decision)
    • - he fought for eight years to overturn a conviction for armed robbery
Noun
  1. An act of turning over or upsetting something; a revolution, subversion, or reversal

  2. The occasional (typically twice yearly) mixing of the water of a thermally stratified lake


  1. turn from an upright or normal position; "The big vase overturned"; "The canoe tumped over"
  2. upset: the act of upsetting something; "he was badly bruised by the upset of his sled at a high speed"
  3. an improbable and unexpected victory; "the biggest upset since David beat Goliath"
  4. overrule: rule against; "The Republicans were overruled when the House voted on the bill"
  5. overthrow: cause the downfall of; of rulers; "The Czar was overthrown"; "subvert the ruling class"
  6. revoke: cancel officially; "He revoked the ban on smoking"; "lift an embargo"; "vacate a death sentence"
  7. revolutionize: change radically; "E-mail revolutionized communication in academe"
  8. (overturned) having been turned so that the bottom is no longer the bottom; "an overturned car"; "the upset pitcher of milk"; "sat on an upturned bucket"
  9. Overturn is a video game developed by Studio Zan for WiiWare. It was released in Japan on December 2, 2008, in North America on August 3, 2009 and in Europe on February 12, 2010 by Gamebridge as Overturn: Mecha Wars.
  10. (Overturns) In contract law, rescission (also called overturning) has been defined as the unmaking of a contract between parties. Rescission is the unwinding of a transaction. ...
  11. To turn over, capsize or upset (something); To overthrow or destroy something; To reverse a decision; to overrule or rescind; This word needs a definition. Please help out and add a definition, then remove the text {{rfdef}}
  12. (Overturned) A crash in which a vehicle overturns on or off the roadway without first having been involved in some other type single or multiple vehicle crash. ...
  13. (Over-turned) More than 180 degrees in half-pirouette or 360 degrees in full pirouette.
  14. (Overturned) Where the oldest sedimentary rock beds are lying on top of a younger beds.
  15. (Overturned) means that the external review organization determined that the services being requested are both covered and medically necessary and that the health plan's decision should be reversed. The decisions of the external review organizations are binding.
  16. (Overturning) The failure of a retaining wall as the result of hydraulic or earth pressure on one side. Overturning occurs when walls are built on a narrow base or with materials too light to withstand surrounding pressure.
  17. (overturning) tipping over, rotational movement
  18. Overturning of a motor vehicle.
  19. The almost spontaneous mixing of all layers of water in a reservoir or lake when the water temperature becomes similar from top to bottom. ...
  20. One complete cycle of top to bottom mixing of previously stratified water masses. This phenomenon may occur in spring or fall, or after storms, and results in uniformity of chemical and physical properties of water at all depths.
  21. To put too much spin on the ball, usually resulting in too much of a hook, which is likely to cause a nose hit or a Brooklyn hit.
  22. The sinking of surface water and rise of bottom water in a lake or sea that results from changes in/ temperature that commonly occur in spring and fall.
  23. To apply too much spin to the ball and not enough finger lift, preventing the ball from having proper action. When the thumb stays in too long, the ball is said to be overturned. The thumb should come out first, allowing the fingers to lift the ball forward and spin it to the side.
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