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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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To make matters worse for County, promising teenager Derry was given his marching orders for overstepping the mark in protesting that Rivers had used his arm in bundling the ball over the line.
Former Manchester United boss Ferguson branded Keane (right) a "dressing- room bully", accused him of overstepping the mark and called his public attacks on his team-mates "horrendous".
Rival Peter Stringfellow has openly criticised the clubs for overstepping the mark.
Warren and the Federation feel the Board is overstepping the mark by threatening to ban any of their licence holders who participate in the show.
JAMIE CARRAGHER has slammed England teammate Gary Neville for overstepping the mark with his manic goal celebration at Old Trafford.