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overriding

 [o″ver-rīd´ing]
1. the slipping of either part of a fractured bone past the other.
2. extending beyond the usual position.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

o·ver·rid·ing

(ō'vĕr-rīd-ing),
1. Slippage of the lower fragment of a broken long bone upward and beside the proximal portion.
2. Obsolete term denoting a fetal head that is palpable above the symphysis because of cephalopelvic disproportion.
3. Slippage of the bones of the fetal skull that occurs typically after an intrauterine fetal death or prolonged labor marked by cephalopelvic disproportion and extensive molding of the fetal head.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

o·ver·rid·ing

(ō'vĕr-rīd'ing)
1. Slippage of the lower fragment of a broken long bone upward and next to the proximal portion.
2. Denoting a fetal head that is palpable above the symphysis because of cephalopelvic disproportion.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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(248) In many of the examples above, language in the committee reports and the sponsors' interpretive memoranda suggested Congress strongly disagreed with the rationales employed in the precedents it was overriding and that it expected that the overrides would be understood as making clear that the precedents should not be applied in other contexts.
I propose two interrelated interpretive conventions that would achieve this objective: (1) a rebuttable presumption that Congress, in overriding a nonconstitutional judicial decision interpreting a statute, rejects the court's interpretation of the preexisting statutory language and thus that "fresh" statutory analysis is required; and (2) a rule that those aspects of the overridden precedent are no longer binding on lower courts.
The vote on the veto override is final because, in contrast to votes on most other questions in the House, a motion to reconsider the vote on the question of overriding a veto is not in order.
Senators often also agree, by unanimous consent, to limit time for debate on the question of overriding the veto.
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In the absence of an agreement by the overriding Contracting State to restore the balance of treaty benefits following an override, the other Contracting State should be permitted to terminate the treaty or to take such other action as permitted under international law.