Definition of overdamp in English:

overdamp

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Physics
  • Damp (a system) to a greater extent than the minimum needed to prevent oscillations:

    ‘the circuit in this condition is said to be overdamped’
    • ‘It is clearly characteristic of an overdamped oscillator.’
    • ‘Additionally, the technique can separate diffusive overdamped motions from underdamped vibrations by varying the degree of hydration and temperature in the sample.’

Pronunciation:

overdamp

/ˌəʊvəˈdamp/