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overstep

[′ō·vər‚step]
(geology)
An overlap characterized by the regular truncation of older units of a complete sedimentary sequence by one or more later units of the sequence.
A stratum deposited on the upturned edges of underlying strata.
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Overstepping the critical temperature by as little as 5 [degrees] C can generate enough pressure to shatter the rocks, Park observes.
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Visicu is overstepping its rights by overstating what its patent covers," says Phyllis Gotlib, CEO of iMDsoft.
The perception of powerful institutions overstepping their constitutional limits and treading into the domain of other institutions is not a good omen for the stability of democratic structures and needs to be addressed urgently and meaningfully," he said.
Chidambaram to attack many agencies for overstepping their mandates.
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Science, overstepping its natural authority, rushed in to fill the "philosophical vacuum" created by secularism.