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  1. overflow bit

    1. [techspeak] A flag on some processors indicating an attempt to calculate a result too large for a register to hold. 2. More generally, an indication of any kind of capacity overload condition. “Well, the Ada description was baroque all right, but I could hack it OK until they got to the exception handling ... that set my overflow bit.”

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