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(of the sky or weather) Marked by a covering of gray clouds; dull,
  1. (of the sky or weather) Marked by a covering of gray clouds; dull
    • - a chilly overcast day
  2. (in sewing) Edged with stitching to prevent fraying

  1. Cover with clouds or shade
    • - the pebbled beach, overcast with the shadows of the high cliffs
  2. Stitch over (an unfinished edge) to prevent fraying
    • - finish off the raw edge of the hem by overcasting it
  1. Clouds covering a large part of the sky
    • - the sky was leaden with overcast

  1. cloudiness: the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds
  2. cloud-covered: filled or abounding with clouds
  3. make overcast or cloudy; "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches"
  4. cloudiness: gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover
  5. sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches
  6. a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling
  7. sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next; "overcast books"
  8. a cast that falls beyond the intended spot
  9. Overcast or overcast weather, as defined by the World Meteorological Organization, is the meteorological condition of clouds obscuring all of the sky. Overcast, written as "OVC" in the METAR observation, is reported when the cloud cover is observed to equal eight oktas (eighths).
  10. Overcast! is the debut studio album by Minneapolis-based hip hop group Atmosphere, released in 1997 on Rhymesayers Entertainment. It's the only Atmosphere album to feature MC Spawn trading verses with Slug. The cover art is a take on the 1964 jazz album Judgment! by pianist Andrew Hill. ...
  11. Overcast is the name of several fictional characters from the Transformers universes.
  12. Overcasting is the process of broadcasting content that is meant to be played over and in sync with another piece of content. For example, a forensics expert might create commentary for an episode of CSI and share that commentary independent of the original video. ...
  13. An outcast; A cloud covering all of the sky; To overthrow; To cover with cloud; to overshadow; to darken; To make gloomy; to depress; To be or become cloudy; To transform; Covered with clouds; overshadowed; darkened; The sky is said to be overcast, when it is more than 90% covered by ...
  14. (Overcasting) An operation in sewing, when the work consists of single leaves or plates. Over-sewing.
  15. (Overcasting) the technique of rounding the wool edges of the vertical sides of a rug to prevent fraying
  16. (overcasting) A treatment of selvages consisting of a yarn wrapping or interweaving with yarn that is not continuous with foundation weft.
  17. The amount of sky cover for a cloud layer that is 8/8ths, based on the summation layer amount for that layer.
  18. To cast a lure, fly or bait beyond the aimed-for target.
  19. sky cover classification describing a sky with 95% or more cloud cover
  20. An airway built over the top, and a t angle to, another airway. This is necessary to separate intake and return airways in certain locations.
  21. This stitch has more depth because the embroidery thread is stitched over an underlying thread (shown in grey). Used for making stems and outlining objects. The thread that will be covered is brought up at the starting point along with the embroidery thread. ...
  22. A term used in repairing: when the ends of a rug are coming apart, the repairer uses a concealed whip stitch to prevent further unraveling.
  23. to handstitch loosely over raw edges to keep them from fraying. This is one way to finish a seam. The stitches should be slanted 1/6 inch deep and 1/4 inch apart.
  24. A solid layer of clouds too thick to see through.
  25. sky covered in clouds