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General dictionaries General (28 matching dictionaries)
  1. overburden: Merriam-Webster.com [home, info]
  2. overburden: Oxford Learner's Dictionaries [home, info]
  3. overburden: American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language [home, info]
  4. overburden: Collins English Dictionary [home, info]
  5. overburden: Vocabulary.com [home, info]
  6. overburden: Macmillan Dictionary [home, info]
  7. overburden: Wordnik [home, info]
  8. overburden: Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary [home, info]
  9. overburden: Wiktionary [home, info]
  10. overburden: Webster's New World College Dictionary, 4th Ed. [home, info]
  11. overburden: The Wordsmyth English Dictionary-Thesaurus [home, info]
  12. overburden: Infoplease Dictionary [home, info]
  13. Overburden, overburden: Dictionary.com [home, info]
  14. overburden (v.): Online Etymology Dictionary [home, info]
  15. overburden: UltraLingua English Dictionary [home, info]
  16. Overburden: Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia [home, info]
  17. Overburden: Online Plain Text English Dictionary [home, info]
  18. overburden: Webster's Revised Unabridged, 1913 Edition [home, info]
  19. overburden: Rhymezone [home, info]
  20. Overburden: AllWords.com Multi-Lingual Dictionary [home, info]
  21. overburden: Webster's 1828 Dictionary [home, info]
  22. overburden: Free Dictionary [home, info]
  23. overburden: Mnemonic Dictionary [home, info]
  24. overburden: WordNet 1.7 Vocabulary Helper [home, info]
  25. overburden: LookWAYup Translating Dictionary/Thesaurus [home, info]
  26. overburden: Dictionary/thesaurus [home, info]

Business dictionaries Business (2 matching dictionaries)
  1. Overburden: Energy Dictionary [home, info]
  2. overburden: Legal dictionary [home, info]

Computing dictionaries Computing (1 matching dictionary)
  1. overburden: Encyclopedia [home, info]

Science dictionaries Science (1 matching dictionary)
  1. overburden: Archaeology Wordsmith [home, info]

Tech dictionaries Tech (3 matching dictionaries)
  1. Overburden: Glossary of Coal Mining Terms [home, info]
  2. OVERBURDEN: Lake and Water Word Glossary [home, info]
  3. overburden: Schlumberger Oilfield Glossary [home, info]

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Quick definitions from WordNet (overburden)

noun:  the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits
noun:  an excessive burden
verb:  burden with too much work or responsibility
verb:  load with excessive weight

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