Meaning of overset
Pronunciation: (v.ō"vur-set'n.ō'vur-set"), [key]
— v., n. -set, -set•ting,
- to upset or overturn; overthrow.
- to throw into confusion; disorder physically or mentally.
- to become upset, overturned, or overthrown.
- (of type or copy) to set in or to excess.
- (of space) to set too much type for.
- the act or fact of oversetting; upset; overturn.
- Also calledmatter set up in excess of space.