Definition of Overhand. Meaning of Overhand. Synonyms of Overhand

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Definition of Overhand

Overhand
Overhand O"ver*hand`, n. The upper hand; advantage; superiority; mastery. He had gotten thereby a great overhand on me. --Sir T. More.
Overhand
Overhand O"ver*hand`, a. 1. (Sewing) Over and over; -- applied to a style of sewing, or to a seam, in which two edges, usually selvedges, are sewed together by passing each stitch over both. 2. (Baseball, Cricket, etc.) Done (as pitching or bowling) with the hand higher than the elbow, or the arm above, or higher than, the shoulder. Overhand knot. See Illustration of Knot.
Overhand
Overhand O"ver*hand`, adv. In an overhand manner or style.

Meaning of Overhand from wikipedia

- An overhand (or overcut or drop) punch is a semi-circular and vertical punch thrown with the rear hand. It is usually emplo**** when the opponent is bobbing...
- The overhand knot, also known as a knot and half knot, is one of the most fundamental knots, and it forms the basis of many others, including the simple...
- Overhand may refer to: Overhand (boxing), a looping punch Overhand knot Overhand throwing motion Overhand grip This disambiguation page lists articles...
- The overhand loop is a simple knot which forms a fixed loop in a rope. Made by tying an overhand knot in the bight, it can be tied anywhere along a rope...
- The offset overhand bend (OOB, ABoK No. 1410) is a knot used to join two ropes together. The offset overhand bend is formed by holding two rope ends next...
- shuffles to accomplish after a little practice is the overhand shuffle. Johan Jon****on wrote, "The overhand shuffle... is the shuffling technique where you...
- The double overhand knot is simply an extension of the regular overhand knot, made with one additional p****. The result is slightly larger and more difficult...
- knot, fisherman's knot, half hitch, kalmyk loop, one-sided overhand bend, overhand knot, overhand loop, reef knot, running bowline, single hitch, thief knot...
- over time and there are many conflicting or confusing naming issues. The overhand knot, for example, is also known as the thumb knot. The figure-eight knot...
- overhand serve where the ball is hit with no spin so that its path becomes unpredictable, akin to a knuckleball in baseball. Jump serve: an overhand serve...