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Meaning of "overtighten" in the English dictionary

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PRONUNCIATION OF OVERTIGHTEN

overtighten  [ˌəʊvəˈtaɪtən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF OVERTIGHTEN

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Overtighten is a verb.
The verb is the part of the sentence that is conjugated and expresses action and state of being.

See the conjugation of the verb overtighten in English.

WHAT DOES OVERTIGHTEN MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of overtighten in the English dictionary

The definition of overtighten in the dictionary is to tighten too much.


CONJUGATION OF THE VERB TO OVERTIGHTEN

PRESENT

Present
I overtighten
you overtighten
he/she/it overtightens
we overtighten
you overtighten
they overtighten
Present continuous
I am overtightening
you are overtightening
he/she/it is overtightening
we are overtightening
you are overtightening
they are overtightening
Present perfect
I have overtightened
you have overtightened
he/she/it has overtightened
we have overtightened
you have overtightened
they have overtightened
Present perfect continuous
I have been overtightening
you have been overtightening
he/she/it has been overtightening
we have been overtightening
you have been overtightening
they have been overtightening
Present tense is used to refer to circumstances that exist at the present time or over a period that includes the present time. The present perfect refers to past events, although it can be considered to denote primarily the resulting present situation rather than the events themselves.

PAST

Past
I overtightened
you overtightened
he/she/it overtightened
we overtightened
you overtightened
they overtightened
Past continuous
I was overtightening
you were overtightening
he/she/it was overtightening
we were overtightening
you were overtightening
they were overtightening
Past perfect
I had overtightened
you had overtightened
he/she/it had overtightened
we had overtightened
you had overtightened
they had overtightened
Past perfect continuous
I had been overtightening
you had been overtightening
he/she/it had been overtightening
we had been overtightening
you had been overtightening
they had been overtightening
Past tense forms express circumstances existing at some time in the past,

FUTURE

Future
I will overtighten
you will overtighten
he/she/it will overtighten
we will overtighten
you will overtighten
they will overtighten
Future continuous
I will be overtightening
you will be overtightening
he/she/it will be overtightening
we will be overtightening
you will be overtightening
they will be overtightening
Future perfect
I will have overtightened
you will have overtightened
he/she/it will have overtightened
we will have overtightened
you will have overtightened
they will have overtightened
Future perfect continuous
I will have been overtightening
you will have been overtightening
he/she/it will have been overtightening
we will have been overtightening
you will have been overtightening
they will have been overtightening
The future is used to express circumstances that will occur at a later time.

CONDITIONAL

Conditional
I would overtighten
you would overtighten
he/she/it would overtighten
we would overtighten
you would overtighten
they would overtighten
Conditional continuous
I would be overtightening
you would be overtightening
he/she/it would be overtightening
we would be overtightening
you would be overtightening
they would be overtightening
Conditional perfect
I would have overtighten
you would have overtighten
he/she/it would have overtighten
we would have overtighten
you would have overtighten
they would have overtighten
Conditional perfect continuous
I would have been overtightening
you would have been overtightening
he/she/it would have been overtightening
we would have been overtightening
you would have been overtightening
they would have been overtightening
Conditional or "future-in-the-past" tense refers to hypothetical or possible actions.

IMPERATIVE

Imperative
you overtighten
we let´s overtighten
you overtighten
The imperative is used to form commands or requests.
NONFINITE VERB FORMS
Infinitive
to overtighten
Past participle
overtightened
Present Participle
overtightening
Infinitive shows the action beyond temporal perspective. The present participle or gerund shows the action during the session. The past participle shows the action after completion.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH OVERTIGHTEN


affrighten
əˈfraɪtən
Blyton
ˈblaɪtən
brighten
ˈbraɪtən
Brighton
ˈbraɪtən
Britain
ˈbrɪtən
chiton
ˈkaɪtən
Crichton
ˈkraɪtən
enlighten
ɪnˈlaɪtən
frighten
ˈfraɪtən
heighten
ˈhaɪtən
lighten
ˈlaɪtən
metropolitan
ˌmɛtrəˈpɒlɪtən
retighten
ˌriːˈtaɪtən
righten
ˈraɪtən
seiten
ˈsaɪtən
tighten
ˈtaɪtən
titan
ˈtaɪtən
triton
ˈtraɪtən
whiten
ˈwaɪtən
written
ˈrɪtən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE OVERTIGHTEN

overthin
overthink
overthought
overthrew
overthrow
overthrower
overthrown
overthrust
overthwart
overtight
overtime
overtime ban
overtime pay
overtime work(ing)
overtimely
overtimer
overtimid
overtip
overtire
overtired

WORDS THAT END LIKE OVERTIGHTEN

beaten
bitten
boughten
eaten
eten
forfoughten
forgotten
gluten
gotten
kindergarten
kitten
laten
listen
often
paten
straighten
ten
thoughten
top ten
unfoughten

Synonyms and antonyms of overtighten in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «overtighten» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF OVERTIGHTEN

Find out the translation of overtighten to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of overtighten from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «overtighten» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

过紧
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

apriete
570 millions of speakers

English

overtighten
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

overtighten
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

تبالغ
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

затягивайте
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

aperte demais
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

overtighten
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

serrer
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Overtighten
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ziehen
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

締めすぎ
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

너무 세게 조이지
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Overtighten
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

overtighten
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

overtighten
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Overtighten
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

overtighten
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

stringere troppo
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

zbyt mocno
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

затягуйте
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

strângeți
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σφίγγετε υπερβολικά
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

overtighten
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

hårt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

stram for hardt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of overtighten

TRENDS

TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «OVERTIGHTEN»

The term «overtighten» is regularly used and occupies the 93.193 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «OVERTIGHTEN» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «overtighten» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «overtighten» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about overtighten

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «OVERTIGHTEN»

Discover the use of overtighten in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to overtighten and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
1
Operator and Organizational Maintenance Manual: Disperser, ...
Do not overtighten. (4) Rotate the ball depressing ring on the quick-disconnect coupling half until the slot in the ring is in line with the lock pin. (5) Depress the ball depressing ring and connect the quick-disconnect coupling half to the agent  ...
‎1972
2
HomeSkills: Plumbing: Install & Repair Your Own Toilets, ...
Do not overtighten. 8 Position the tank on the bowl, spud washer on opening, bolts through bolt holes. Put a rubber washer, followed by a brass washer and a wing nut, on each bolt and tighten these up evenly. 9 You may stabilize the bolts  ...
Cool Springs Press, 2013
3
HPLC: A Practical User's Guide
It's important not to overtighten the fitting. It should be just tight enough to prevent leakage under pressure. Try it out. If it leaks, tighten it enough to stop the leak. By leaving compliance in the fitting, you will considerably increase its working ...
Marvin McMaster, 2007
4
Mazda MX-5 Miata 1.8: Enthuasiast Workshop Manual
When installing the unit, fit the retaining screws and tighten them evenly - do not overtighten. 3 Note that cars sold in some markets have reflectors in place of illuminating side marker lights. 33. TURN SIGNAL SIDE REPEATER LIGHTS ...
Rod Grainger, Pete Shoemark, 2006
5
Losing Everything
The current trauma was tightening the bolts, be-cause the old man had a pathological tendency to overtighten bolts. With a cylinder head, this can be especially troublesome because the bolts tighten down into the engine's block and if you ...
David Lozell Martin, 2008
6
Operator's and Organizational Maintenance Manual: ...
Remove the adapter by turning it counterclockwise with an adjustable wrench ( para 3-1) while holding the valve body with another adjustable wrench. Assemble the adapter to the valve body by turning it clockwise. Do not overtighten. 3-17.
‎1971
7
Black & Decker The Book of Home How-To: The Complete Photo ...
Do not overtighten and crack the tank. The tank should be level and stable when you're done. Do not overtighten. Hook up the water supply by connecting the supply tube to the threaded fill valve with the coupling nut provided. Turn on the ...
Black & Decker Corporation (Towson, Md.), Editors of Cool Springs Press, 2014
8
Operator's, Organizational, Direct Support, General Support, ...
Engagement should not take place at this time. Final adjustment of winch brake should be performed on completion of final assembly. CAUTION Do not overtighten screws. Damage to the components may result. c. If the locking pin has been ...
‎1989
9
Black & Decker The Complete Guide to Plumbing: Expanded 4th ...
Do not overtighten and crack the tank. The tank should be level and stable when you're done. Do not overtighten. Hook up the water supply by connecting the supply tube to Attach the toilet seat by threading the plastic or brass bolts the ...
Editors of Creative Publishing, 2008
10
Automotive Service: Inspection, Maintenance, Repair
DO NOT OVERTIGHTEN the clamp (Figure 27.20). The battery can be damaged. Before attempting to reinstall the old terminal clamps on the terminals, clean them with a terminal cleaner and enlarge the holes using expanding pliers (Figure ...
Tim Gilles, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «OVERTIGHTEN»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term overtighten is used in the context of the following news items.
1
AMD Wants You to 3D Print Your Own Front Plate for Their Radeon …
Remove the four front hex screws with a hex key or screwdriver and be sure not to overtighten when putting them back. Take some time away ... «3DPrint.com, Jun 15»
2
Scott launches revamped Foil
The integrated steerer clamp is designed in a way that makes it impossible to overtighten, and should you wish to buy the RR1.0 one-piece as ... «BikeRadar.com, Jun 15»
3
U.S. Economy Restarts It's Growth Climb – LPL Financial
For more on our thoughts on the global economy, see our international discussion, “Be Careful Not to Overtighten.” International and emerging ... «ValueWalk, Jun 15»
4
Intermediate-Level Jeep Maintenance for Beginners
You only need to open it enough to allow fluid to flow, be careful when closing it not to overtighten and break the fitting. Be sure to keep an eye ... «Four Wheeler Network, Jun 15»
5
How to Install the NPD Rack and Pinion Steering Unit on a Fox …
19. With the fitting generously lubricated, carefully thread and tighten as shown. Do not overtighten. This line should remain mobile when tight. «Mustang 360, Apr 15»
6
Essential PC, smartphone and tablet repair tools
Don't overtighten stuff. All you need to do is snug things down, then add a quarter turn. Overtightening is a path that leads to sheared heads, ... «ZDNet, Apr 15»
7
Build It: A Little Devil's Canyon PC
Here's a quick PSA on screw tightening: Always make sure you don't overtighten the water block when installing it, as you could crack your ... «Maximum PC, Mar 15»
8
5 interesting things from Taipei Cycle
It can be disastrous if you overtighten bolts, particularly on carbon frames and components. With the Birzman design you put your thumb on a ... «road.cc, Mar 15»
9
Fugoo Speaker Review
Finger tightening isn't quite enough, so you'll need a Phillips screwdriver - but don't overtighten or you'll strip the metal socket from the plastic ... «Huffington Post, Mar 15»
10
Would screws sticking out of my motherboard touching the case ruin …
I have learned to not overtighten the screws to facilitate later removal. Snug is fine tight is not needed. Reply to geofelt. m. 1. l. BallofFurryMint. «Tom's Hardware, Jan 15»

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