overwrite

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From over- +‎ write.

VerbEdit

overwrite (third-person singular simple present overwrites, present participle overwriting, simple past overwrote, past participle overwritten)

  1. (computing) To destroy old data by recording new data over it.
  2. To cover in writing.

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Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 02:00