the state of high or excessive activity or productivity or concentration
"Troops are ready to go into overdrive as soon as the signal is given"; "Melissa's brain was in overdrive"
a high gear used at high speeds to maintain the driving speed with less output power
drive or work too hard
"The teacher is overworking his students"; "Overdriving people often suffer stress"
make use of too often or too extensively
(Machinery) A gearing device which causes the drive shaft of an automobile or other machine to rotate at a speed greater than that of the engine crankshaft.
(Automotive) The gear setting of a motor vehicle at which the overdrive is operative; as, cruising at 80 mph in overdrive.
A gear, on an automobile, higher than the normal top gear.
A state of heightened activity.
To drive too hard, or far, or beyond strength.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-vėr-drīv′, v.t. to drive too hard.
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The numerical value of overdrive in Chaldean Numerology is: 2
The numerical value of overdrive in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1
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