Overslow vs. Overflow

Overslow vs. Overflow — Is There a Difference?

Difference Between Overslow and Overflow

Overslowadjective

Too slow.

Overflowverb

To flow or run over the top, brim, or banks

The river overflowed and flooded surrounding neighborhoods.

Overslowverb

To render slow; to check; to curb.

Overflowverb

To be filled beyond capacity, as a container or waterway.

Overflowverb

To have a boundless supply; be superabundant.

Overflownoun

The spillage resultant from overflow; excess.

Overflownoun

Outlet for escape of excess material.

Overflownoun

(computing) The situation where a value exceeds the available numeric range.

Overflowverb

(transitive) To flow over the brim of (a container).

The river overflowed the levee.

Overflowverb

(transitive) To cover with a liquid, literally or figuratively.

The flash flood overflowed most of the parkland and some homes.

Overflowverb

(transitive) To cause an overflow. en

Overflowverb

(intransitive) To flow over the edge of a container.

The waters overflowed into the Ninth Ward.

Overflowverb

(intransitive) To exceed limits or capacity.

The hospital ER was overflowing with flu cases.

Overflowverb

To (cause to) exceed the available numeric range.

Calculating 255+1 will overflow an eight-bit byte.

Overflowverb

(intransitive) To be superabundant; to abound.

Overflownoun

a large flow

Overflownoun

the occurrence of surplus liquid (as water) exceeding the limit or capacity

Overflowverb

flow or run over (a limit or brim)

Overflowverb

overflow with a certain feeling;

The children bubbled over with joyMy boss was bubbling over with anger