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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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Visicu is overstepping its rights by overstating what its patent covers," says Phyllis Gotlib, CEO of iMDsoft.
Chidambaram to attack many agencies for overstepping their mandates.
Responding to a question by media people over what some cafes in Baghdad been subjected to in pretext that they overstepping public morals, he said, "The State is the one responsible for enforcing the law and deal with such trespassing over public morals, if they occur.
JAMIE CARRAGHER has slammed England team-mate Gary Neville for overstepping the mark with his manic goal celebration at Old Trafford.
Science, overstepping its natural authority, rushed in to fill the "philosophical vacuum" created by secularism.
While I am altogether sympathetic to the needs of Israel to protect herself against terrorist attack, I and many other Episcopalians are deeply concerned by what appears to be an overstepping of the requirements for security," Bishop Griswold's letter said.
But the problem with the federal government overstepping its proper boundaries has nothing to do with structural flaws in our form of government; it has to do instead with violation of the clear intent of the constitution.
I think they are totally overstepping their bounds in the interpretations," says Geerat Vermeij, an evolutionary biologist at the University of California, Davis.