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to enter so as to attack, plunder, destroy, or conquer

to go beyond the limits of

an amount or quantity beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate

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too much production or more than expected

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invade in great numbers

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occupy in large numbers or live on a host

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flow or run over (a limit or brim)

seize the position of and defeat

run beyond or past

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FTA also agrees with a previous stop signal overrun assessment conducted by WMATA in 2014, which found that pressures placed on train operators to maintain schedule for operational reasons may cause or contribute to these events.
For example, at the 37 percent completion point, the A-12 contractors reported a cost overrun of $459 million and a projected cost overrun at completion of $354 million (Campbell & Fleming, 1991).
Different levels of overrun were used to see the effect of air incorporation on viability of probiotics during freezing and storage in frozen yogurt.
TABLE 1 - CROSS TABULATION OF PROJECTS BASED ON COST AND TIME PERFORMANCE (IN NUMBERS) Time Performance Cost performance Underrun No run Overrun Total Underrun 20 14 3 37 No run 9 82 41 132 Overrun 8 75 53 136 Total 37 171 97 305
The budget overruns are now likely to force the HSE to generate further cost-savings, possibly by treating more people as day patients.
When it comes to individual ministries, it's the railways where the cost overrun of projects is a whopping 82 per cent of the original cost.
BERLIN, Feb 1, 2010 (TUR) -- Talks on the cost overruns in the Airbus A400M military cargo plane project, between client countries and European Aeronautic Defence and Space Company (EADS) will continue on Thursday in Berlin, announced German Ministry of Defense.
A 5% reduction in the length of works could be achieved through 'more robust and targeted application of the overrun charges' and better challenging of proposed duration of works.
This lack of certainty and knowledge makes it difficult or impossible to make informed funding decisions, which often leads to cost overruns and schedule delays.
1 : to take over and occupy by force <The outpost was overrun by the enemy.
The new Lygomme FZ 615 system, a combination of gums and stabilizers created by the company's Texturizing Solutions division, is able to foam water ice at a very high overrun level while still providing an acceptable texture.
The ORR decision comes on the day that NR chairman Sir Ian McAllister, who stayed at home during the overrun crisis saying he would only get in the way if he went into work, is officially knighted at Buckingham Palace.
Network Rail, which was responsible for the four-day overrun on the West Coast Main Line still "didn't seem to know" what had gone wrong, Virgin Trains managing director Chris Gibb told the House of Commons transport committee.
Whey protein isolate (WPI) produces foams similar to EWP foams in terms of overrun.
JUST as I have nightmare visions of our high streets being overrun by a small number of coffee shop chains (oh no, it's already happened), I nave nightmare visions of a TV world overrun by another bland brand - the Casualty franchise (oh no, it's already happening).