Definitions for overcastˈoʊ vərˈkæst, -ˈkɑst, -ˌkæst, -ˌkɑst; ˌoʊ vərˈkæst, -ˈkɑst, ˈoʊ vərˌkæst, -ˌkɑst; ˈoʊ vərˌkæst, -ˌkɑ

This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word overcast

Princeton's WordNet

  1. cloudiness, cloud cover, overcast(noun)

    the state of the sky when it is covered by clouds

  2. cloudiness, overcast(noun)

    gloomy semidarkness caused by cloud cover

  3. overcast, overcasting(noun)

    a long whipstitch or overhand stitch overlying an edge to prevent raveling

  4. overcast(adj)

    a cast that falls beyond the intended spot

  5. cloud-covered, clouded, overcast, sunless(verb)

    filled or abounding with clouds

  6. overcast, cloud(verb)

    make overcast or cloudy

    "Fall weather often overcasts our beaches"

  7. overcast(verb)

    sew over the edge of with long slanting wide stitches

  8. overcast(verb)

    sew with an overcast stitch from one section to the next

    "overcast books"

GCIDE

  1. overcast(a.)

    (Meteorology) Completely or almost completely covered over with clouds; -- of the sky.

  2. overcast(a.)

    (Sewing) Sewn by overcasting.

Wiktionary

  1. overcast(Noun)

    An outcast.

  2. overcast(Noun)

    A cloud covering all of the sky.

  3. overcast(Verb)

    To overthrow.

  4. overcast(Verb)

    To cover with cloud; to overshadow; to darken.

  5. overcast(Verb)

    To make gloomy; to depress.

  6. overcast(Verb)

    To be or become cloudy.

  7. overcast(Verb)

    To transform.

  8. overcast(Adjective)

    Covered with clouds; overshadowed; darkened.

  9. overcast(Adjective)

    The sky is said to be overcast, when it is more than 90% covered by clouds.

  10. overcast(Adjective)

    In a state of depression; gloomy; melancholy.

Freebase

  1. Overcast

    Overcast or overcast weather, as defined by the World Meteorological Organization, is the meteorological condition of clouds obscuring all of the sky. Overcast, written as "OVC" in the METAR observation, is reported when the cloud cover is observed to equal eight oktas. Sometimes clouds can be different colors such as black or white, but the word usually refers to grey. In some cases, it can be impossible to see distinct borders of clouds or the sky may be covered by a single type of cloud, such as stratus and the whole sky will be a dull white. Periods of overcast weather can range from a few hours to several days. Overcast weather can also affect people suffering from seasonal affective disorder. The same weather, when observed by pilots, might be referred to as undercast.


Translations for overcast

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

Get even more translations for overcast »

Translation

Find a translation for the overcast definition in other languages:

Select another language:

Discuss these overcast definitions with the community:

Word of the Day

Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?

Please enter your email address:     


Citation

Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:

Style:MLAChicagoAPA

"overcast." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2015. Web. 2 Aug. 2015. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/overcast>.

Are we missing a good definition for overcast? Don't keep it to yourself...

Nearby & related entries:

Alternative searches for overcast:

Thanks for your vote! We truly appreciate your support.