Definition of overdesign in English:

overdesign

noun

  • The action of overdesign; an instance of this.

verb

  • with object To design to a standard of reliability or safety higher than the usual or minimum standard.

Origin

1950s. From over- + design. Compare slightly later overdesign<br>1940s; earliest use found in Journal of Higher Education. From over- + design.

Pronunciation

overdesign

/ˌəʊvədɪˈzʌɪn/