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synonyms for overcasting

  • becloud
  • befog
  • blur
  • dim
  • drizzle
  • film
  • fog
  • haze
  • mizzle
  • murk
  • obscure
  • overcast
  • overcloud
  • rain
  • shower
  • sprinkle
  • steam
  • belie
  • blind
  • block out
  • blur
  • camouflage
  • cloud
  • confuse
  • cover
  • cover up
  • darken
  • dim
  • disguise
  • eclipse
  • mask
  • misrepresent
  • muddy
  • overshadow
  • shroud
  • veil
  • adumbrate
  • becloud
  • bedim
  • befog
  • blear
  • block
  • cloak
  • con
  • equivocate
  • falsify
  • fog
  • gray
  • haze
  • mist
  • murk
  • obfuscate
  • overcast
  • overcloud
  • pettifog
  • screen
  • shade
  • shadow
  • stonewall
  • wrap
  • cloud the issue
  • double-talk
  • fuzz
  • gloom
  • muddy the waters
  • throw up smoke screen
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antonyms for overcasting

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  • clear up
  • burn off
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How to use overcasting in a sentence

Overcasting is a slanting stitch used to keep raw edges from ravelling.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
To gather, whip the rolled hem without hemming, making overcasting stitches towards you, even and not too fine.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
Overcasting should be done with very fine thread (No. 150 for white goods), split silk for wool and silk.
TEXTILES AND CLOTHINGKATE HEINTZ WATSON
Turn the velvet over the edge one-fourth inch and sew down with an overcasting stitch.
MAKE YOUR OWN HATSGENE ALLEN MARTIN
Sew to the wire closely with an overcasting stitch or with a running stitch just inside of the wire.
MAKE YOUR OWN HATSGENE ALLEN MARTIN
That is a detail, if the borders themselves are intact; and the edges only need overcasting before it is too late.
THE ORIENTAL RUGWILLIAM D. ELLWANGER
Yes, we might make small stitches, called overcasting, on the edge of a plain seam.
CLOTHING AND HEALTHHELEN KINNE
Overcasting, over-sewing the back edges of single leaves or weak sections.
BOOKBINDING, AND THE CARE OF BOOKSDOUGLAS COCKERELL
The storm had grown more violent, and great clouds, ominous with rain, were now overcasting the sky.
A LOVER IN HOMESPUNF. CLIFFORD SMITH
When such is the case, removing the stitches and overcasting with more care will remove the defect.
ORIENTAL RUGSWALTER A. HAWLEY
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