What does overdraw mean?

Definitions for overdrawˌoʊ vərˈdrɔ

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overdraw(verb)

    draw more money from than is available

    "She overdrew her account"

  2. overstate, exaggerate, overdraw, hyperbolize, hyperbolise, magnify, amplify(verb)

    to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

    "tended to romanticize and exaggerate this `gracious Old South' imagery"


  1. Overdraw(v. t.)

    (Banking) To make drafts upon or against, in excess of the proper amount or limit; to draw more than the balance in one's account.


  1. overdraw(Noun)

    Commonly described in graphics technical terms as the process by which during the rendering of a scene, a pixel at a given X,Y location in the final image is replaced by one which is closer to the view point than the existing pixel as determined by their corresponding Z values.

  2. overdraw(Noun)

    A value determining/describing u201COverdrawu201D or u201COverdraw factoru201D is commonly the number of times each pixel would have been overwritten in the course of rendering averaged over a given frame or series of frames.

  3. overdraw(Verb)

    To withdraw more money from an account than there is credit; to make an overdraft

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overdraw

    ō-vėr-draw′, v.t. to draw overmuch: to draw beyond one's credit: to exaggerate.—n. O′verdraft, the act of overdrawing, the amount by which the cheque, &c., exceeds the sum against which it is drawn: a current of air passing over, not through, the ignited fuel in a furnace: an arrangement of flues by which the kiln is heated from the top toward the bottom—also O′verdraught.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overdraw in Chaldean Numerology is: 6

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overdraw in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7

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