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Overshine

Definitions

  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Overshine To excel in shining; to outshine.
    • Overshine To shine over or upon; to illumine.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • overshine To shine upon; illumine.
    • overshine To outshine; surpass in brightness.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Overshine ō-vėr-shīn′ (Shak.) to shine upon, illumine: to outshine.
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Usage

In literature:

Facing the south, we see a brilliant array of stars, Sirius unmistakeably overshining the rest.
"Half-hours with the Telescope" by Richard A. Proctor
What she'd orter done wuz to married some big cuss like Link Overshine er Luther Hitchcock.
"The Sherrods" by George Barr McCutcheon
A vision of the highest duty and reality overshines all that is trivial and passing.
"Judges and Ruth" by Robert A. Watson
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In poetry:

O children of banishment,
Souls overcast,
Were the lights ye see vanish meant
Alway to last,
Ye would know not the sun overshining the shadows and stars overpast.
"Hertha" by Algernon Charles Swinburne

In science:

The fluxes of these gamma flashes often over-shine for a short moment the whole sky and even overshine sources in our relative vicinity like our Sun or the Milky Way Galaxy.
Statistical Analysis of the Observable Data of Gamma-Ray Bursts
Their structural properties (low opacity, high surface temperatures and mass) are such that they are expected to overshine by a factor 6 − 25, depending on their IMF, the ionizing photon production by PopII stars.
First Stars IV: Summary Talk
Also, the softer bremsstrahlung contributions120 might overshine these total annihilation channels.
Electromagnetic radiation from relativistic nuclear collisions
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