overwind

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overwind

[¦ō·vər¦wīnd]
(engineering)
To wind a spring, rope, or cable too tightly or too far.
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Lastly, when spooling braid onto your reel, wind the line on with the maximum tension that you can apply, this will further assist in eliminating the line from digging into itself and causing overwinds or getting stuck when casting.
However fishing with braid especially with a baitcaster can be very tricky and with the price of braids these days, getting an overwind is enough to put one off braids completely.