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overhauled, past tense; overhauls, 3rd person singular present; overhauled, past participle; overhauling, present participle;
  1. Take apart (a piece of machinery or equipment) in order to examine it and repair it if necessary
    • - a company that overhauls and repairs aircraft engines
    • - moves to overhaul the income tax system
  2. Overtake (someone), esp. in a sporting event

  1. A thorough examination of machinery or a system, with repairs or changes made if necessary
    • - a major overhaul of environmental policies

  1. pass: travel past; "The sports car passed all the trucks"
  2. periodic maintenance on a car or machine; "it was time for an overhaul on the tractor"
  3. make repairs, renovations, revisions or adjustments to; "You should overhaul your car engine"; "overhaul the health care system"
  4. renovation: the act of improving by renewing and restoring; "they are pursuing a general program of renovation to the entire property"; "a major overhal of the healthcare system was proposed"
  5. Overhaul is the name of several fictional character in the Transformers universes.
  6. A major repair, remake, renovation, or revision; To modernize, repair, renovate, or revise completely; To pass, overtake, or travel past
  7. (OVERHAULING) A process involving the final extinguishment of embers after the main body of a fire has been extinguished. Searching for any remaining traces of fire and embers.
  8. (OVERHAULING) The act of overtaking a boat following the same route as you.
  9. (Overhauling) Late stage in fire-suppression process during which the burned area is carefully examined for remaining sources of heat that may re-kindle the fire. ...
  10. (Overhauling) To haul a fall of Rope through a Block till it is slack. Also examining a Ship, &c.
  11. Hauling the buntline ropes over the sails to prevent them from chaffing.
  12. Commonly viewed as "cleaning up" after a fire, overhaul is the process of putting a structure in the safest condition following a fire. ...
  13. a comprehensive examination and restoration of an asset to an acceptable condition.
  14. The phase of firefighting where final extinguishment and debris removal occurs.
  15. Movement of (earth) material far enough so that payment, in addition to excavation pay, is made for haulage. The distance in excess of that given as the stated haul distance to haul excavated material.
  16. To repair and rebuild or to make repairs and/or adjustments to something.
  17. To overtake; to examine and repair; to haul apart the blocks of a tackle.
  18. (DoD) The restoration of an item to a completely serviceable condition as prescribed by maintenance serviceability standards. (See also rebuild and repair.)
  19. the restoration of the Component according to the agreement pertaining to this GTC, in accordance with the instructions defined in the relevant manual;
  20. Hours before a major component must be overhauled or replaced.
  21. To examine with a view to repairing or refitting. 2. To overtake. 3. To extend a tackle so that distance between blocks is increased.
  22. Sometimes abbreviated "O/H", this is the operation of removing a part from a car (such as a bumper assembly) and then disassembling it into smaller pieces, replacing any damaged pieces as needed and then reassembling the part and reinstalling it.
  23. to examine thoroughly