Meaning of overcasting

o•ver•cast•ing

Pronunciation: (ō'vur-kas"ting, -kä"sting), [key]
— n. Sewing.
  1. the act of sewing along the edges of material with long, spaced stitches to prevent raveling.
  2. the stitch used to overcast.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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