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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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If the pump is cavitating due to operating "out on the curve" (toward the right side of the pump curve), one approach to cure this cavitation is to reduce down (close) the hand-expansion valves on the liquid overfed evaporators being served by the pump.
In the overfed group, the changes of TG concentrations were not statistically significant in the two breeds; and the glucose level was higher in Landes geese (p<0.
In his writ, he claims he had been raped by his father and uncle since the age of two, locked in dark confined places for hours, been underfed and overfed as part of his neglect, and beaten with belts and punched by his father and uncle.
He says underfed drums work better on material of medium size, while overfed drums work better for larger and longer material.
a soil so overfed, it cannot hold a root system in place?
My year on Daufuskie was one of the bestfed years of my overfed life .
Cow's milk is higher in fat and calories overall, and overfed babies--especially those who gain weight too rapidly early in life--are prone to obesity and heart disease later in life.
For all the serious risks of GM foods, Pringle states simply that there are very few benefits to balance them out, at least not for overfed Western consumers.
Sometimes a door just needs to stay shut, like when your son's underfed pet python is next door to your daughter's overfed guinea pig.
With regard to the March 4 Spirit of the Dance performance at the Hult Center: There's more uniformity in a bunch of carrots, more spirit in the overfed geese along the McKenzie, and more talent among the Dallas Cowgirls - easily.
Analysts say the problem has arisen because the fish caught recently have been overfed and could not take the long transports to the continent.
In a Mayo Clinic study of 16 people who were intentionally overfed 1,000 calories a day for eight weeks, participants gained as few as three pounds (for those utilizing NEAT) to a whopping 16 pounds (for those who weren't so NEAT).