Meaning of overstring

o•ver•string

Pronunciation: (ō"vur-string'), [key]
— -strung -strung -stringed -string&syling.
  1. to arrange the strings of (a piano) so that the bass strings cross over the treble.
  2. to string (a bow) too tightly.
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