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overfeed

[′ō·vər‚fēd]
(mining engineering)
To attempt to make a diamond- or rock-drill bit penetrate rock at a rate in excess of that at which the optimum economical performance of the bit is attained, needlessly damaging the bit and shortening its life.
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The objectives of this paper are to briefly describe the causes of the fluoride overfeed, the toxicology of fluoride, the reported adverse health effects, and the improvements made to the water system pump controls to prevent recurrence.
If they can't breastfeed, they shouldn't overfeed because babies should not put on too much weight too quickly.
They are pressing for more prosecutions of owners who overfeed their pets.
Paul tried to get Sam into the Guinness Book of Records as the world's biggest cat but they refused as they don't want to encourage people to overfeed their pets.
According to Hovis, many processors overfeed critical ingredients to compensate for the variability of systems using volumetric blenders.
Hoherias like a deep, rich soil and do equally well in sun or shade, but it is important not to overfeed, because this encourages soft growth that is susceptible to frost.
Both men deny causing unnecessary suffering claiming they gave the dog dry food and did not overfeed it on scraps.
I don't want to overfeed them by loading up their plates.
A ALTHOUGH they will need to be fed because they are growing in a container, alpines are not particularly hungry plants so do not overfeed them.