overhand definition

  • adjective:
    • Executed with the hand introduced forward and down from above the degree of the shoulder: an overhand pitch; an overhand stroke.
    • Sewn with close, straight stitches attracting two sides collectively, with every stitch driving throughout the seam formed because of the edges.
    • Executed using the hand introduced ahead and down from over the shoulders
    • Sewn with close, vertical stitches that draw the sides of a seam together
    • With the working part in addition to the standing component
    • Over and over; -- placed on a mode of stitching, or even to a seam, which two sides, often selvedges, are sewed together by-passing each stitch over both.
    • Done (as pitching or bowling) with all the hand more than the elbow, or even the supply above, or more than, the neck.
    • with hand introduced ahead and down from above shoulder degree
    • sewn as well as overhand stitches (near vertical stitches that go more than and draw the 2 edges together)
  • adverb:
    • In an overhand way.
    • this kind of a way
    • In an overhand way or style.
  • noun:
    • An overhand place, swing, or delivery.
    • An overhand stitch or seam.
    • top of the hand; benefit; superiority; mastery.
    • A throwing or pitching movement that is overhanded; additionally an overhand{2} pitch.
    • The upper hand; superiority; supremacy.
  • verb-transitive:
    • To sew with overhand stitches.
  • others:
    • with all the hand over the object; with the knuckles upward; utilizing the hand raised greater than the elbow: opposed to underhand: because, he bowls overhand.
    • In mining. from below ascending: found in mention of stoping from items of vein. See stope, n. and verb
    • In needlework, over-and-over.
    • In cricket, because of the hand lifted over the elbow or higher the basketball: as, overhand bowling.
    • In base-ball, aided by the hand over the shoulder: as, overhand pitching.
    • In mining, done from below upward: as, overhand stoping.
    • In needlework, to sew repeatedly.

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