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overblow

o·ver·blow

overblow

 
pronunciation:
o vr blo
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb
part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: overblew, overblowing, overblown, overblows
definition 1: to give exaggerated importance to; overinflate.
definition 2: to play (a wind instrument) by blowing so as to sound higher overtones instead of the fundamental tone.
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
definition: to play a wind instrument so that higher overtones are sounded instead of the fundamental tone.