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o·ver·drive

(ō'vĕr-drīv),
1. An electrophysiologic pacing technique to exceed the rate of an abnormal pacemaker and so capture the territory controlled by that pacemaker (usually atrial).
See also: hesitant, antitermination.
2. A state of eukaryotic RNA polymerase wherein it is resistant to pause, arrest, or termination signals.
See also: hesitant, antitermination.

o·ver·drive

(ō'vĕr-drīv)
An electrophysiologic pacing technique to exceed the rate of an abnormal pacemaker and so capture the territory controlled by that pacemaker (usually atrial).
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displacement at peak load decreases with increasing overdriven nail depth; and
toughness of joints decreases significantly with increasing overdriven nail depth.
There is an appreciable decrease and increase in initial stiffness for joints with nails overdriven 1.6 and 4.8 mm, respectively, as compared to that of joints with flush-driven nails; joints with nails overdriven 3.2 mm, however, experienced a small increase.
As a nail is overdriven, the nail head compacts the sheathing underneath the head.
Energy dissipation is reduced 17 percent, 21 percent and 74 percent for joints overdriven with cooler nails 1/16 inch, 1/8 inch, and 3/16 inch, respectively, compared to joints flush driven with cooler nails.
Overdriven sheathing nails are common quality defects in construction that should be minimized.
There is an apparent upper limit, however, to the effect of the plywood compaction underneath the nailhead and the reduction of the nail effective bending length as the nail is overdriven.
Capacity of oriented strand board shear walls with overdriven nails.