overextension


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hy·per·ex·ten·sion

(hī'pĕr-eks-ten'shŭn),
Extension of a limb or part beyond the normal limit.

overextension

In dentistry, the assessment of the vertical extent of a root canal filling, denoting an extrusion beyond the apical foramen.
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All of which suggests overextension and hubris on the part of liberalism and, in the wake of this hubris, the Tea Party has confirmed itself as Obama's, and ObamaCare's, devoted nemesis.
This focus -- rather than an ill-defined and defensive preoccupation with maintaining hegemony -- would enable the US to forge a sustainable middle ground between isolationism and overextension.
This focus -- rather than an ill-defined and defensive preoccupation with maintaining hegemony -- would enable the United States to forge a sustainable middle ground between isolationism and overextension.
The tray was border- molded using green stick impression compound taking care to avoid overextension. Final impression was made with light body impression material (fig: 6).
No less problematic is the notion of America's "interdependence" with formal or likely allies, because it leads to strategic overextension by the United States.
Critics of the NCUA's proposal believe the agency may be overreacting towards what they say are small group of CUSOs, particularly in the member business lending space, that have brought financial losses to their balance sheets and those of their respective credit union owners as well as the NCUSIF due to overextension and mismanagement.
Overextension of credit to poor borrowers in India had resulted in a spate of suicides, said WB.
This overextension of authority continues to impede the public's direct access to the dental hygienist and the resolution of the disparities of care among many populations.
She goes on to say that many of her patients who complain of fatigue are suffering the effects of mental distraction and overextension.
Overextension is rarely a problem at a food truck, where the menu is usually concentrated on a handful of well-honed specialties, and where a lack of freezer space makes freshness a must.
LBP in golfers is mainly caused by the torsional motion of the lumbar spine at the top of the swing and by overextension through the downswing and follow-through (McHardy and Pollard, 2005; Vad et al., 2004).
In his review of Fredrik Logevall's recently published book: Gordon Goldstein wrote, 'Over the centuries, strategic overextension by great powers acting on the periphery of their national interests has hobbled ancient empires and modern states' ( , September 28).