verb spread across or over
- A big oil spot spread across the water
O`ver*spread" transitive verb
imperfect & past participle Overspread; present participle & verbal noun Overspreading
- To spread over; to cover; as, the deluge overspread the earth.
Those nations of the North
Which overspread the world.
O`ver*spread" intransitive verb
- To be spread or scattered over.
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