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The state of being too full; overabundance; excess
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  1. The state of being too full; overabundance; excess
  2. An abundance or excess of something:
  3. An excess of blood in the circulatory system or in one organ or area.
An extreme abundance; abundance to a vast degree that seems almost excessive.
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  1. An extreme abundance; abundance to a vast degree that seems almost excessive.
More than an abundance; superfluity; excess
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  1. More than an abundance; superfluity; excess
  2. A going or being beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate; an excess:
  3. An excess of that which is needed or is appropriate
The excess of the assets of a business over its liabilities for a given period
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  1. The excess of the assets of a business over its liabilities for a given period
  2. An amount or quantity in excess of what is needed.
  3. A quantity or amount over and above what is needed or used; something left over; excess
A glutting or being glutted
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  1. A glutting or being glutted
  2. A supply of certain goods that is greater than the demand
  3. An oversupply:
Something superfluous; thing not needed
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  1. Something superfluous; thing not needed
  2. A quantity or number beyond what is needed; excess; superabundance
  3. Something superfluous:
A dismissal of an employee from work for being no longer necessary; a layoff.
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  1. A dismissal of an employee from work for being no longer necessary; a layoff.
  2. The use of redundant words
  3. (Brit.) Discharge from a job or employment because of not being needed; dismissal
The capacity of a nation's nuclear weapon stockpile to kill many times the total population of any given nation
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  1. The capacity of a nation's nuclear weapon stockpile to kill many times the total population of any given nation
  2. Much more of something than is necessary, appropriate, etc.; esp., an excess of effort in attempting to achieve some end
  3. The destructive use of military force beyond the amount needed to destroy an enemy.
The state or quality of being fulsome or showing overdone and insincere flattery.
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  1. The state or quality of being fulsome or showing overdone and insincere flattery.
An exuberant act, expression, or display:
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  1. An exuberant act, expression, or display:
  2. The quality or condition of being exuberant.
  3. The state or quality of being exuberant; great abundance; luxuriance
(Egyptology) One of the three seasons of Ancient Egypt.
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  1. (Egyptology) One of the three seasons of Ancient Egypt.
Something that flows over; an excess.
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  1. Something that flows over; an excess.
  2. The amount that overflows; surplus
  3. An outlet or vent through which excess liquid may escape.
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  1. A large excess.
  2. A going beyond what is right or reasonable, as in demands, prices, etc.; extravagance
  3. Excessiveness, as of price or amount.
Too great an amount or supply; excess (of)
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  1. Too great an amount or supply; excess (of)
  2. An excessive amount.
  3. Overindulgence, esp. in food or drink
The property of being luxuriant.
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The state or characteristic of being lavish.
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  1. The state or characteristic of being lavish.
A wasting or being wasted
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  1. A wasting or being wasted
  2. An unusable or unwanted substance or material, such as a waste product.
  3. The act or an instance of wasting or the condition of being wasted:
An excessive supply. [from 19th c.]
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  1. An excessive supply. [from 19th c.]
  2. Too great a supply
  3. A supply in excess of what is appropriate or required.
Too large a dose
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  1. Too large a dose
  2. An excessive dose, especially of a narcotic.
An excessive load.
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  1. An excessive load.
  2. (Computing, programming) An overloaded version of a function.
  3. The damage done, or the outage caused by such a load.
A large quantity or amount; an abundance:
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  1. A large quantity or amount; an abundance:
  2. A plentiful or abundant supply; enough or more than enough
  3. A full or completely adequate amount or supply:
(Informal) A noseful.
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  1. (Informal) A noseful.
  2. (Informal) A significant ingested quantity of an alcoholic beverage.
An undesirable or unendurable amount:
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  1. An undesirable or unendurable amount:
  2. Enough or more than enough to eat
  3. (Slang) Enough or more than enough of anything; all that one can bear
Dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure; intemperance.
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  1. Dissolute indulgence in sensual pleasure; intemperance.
  2. Wasteful expenditure or consumption.
  3. (Physics) A loss of energy, usually as heat, from a dynamic system
Excessive use of alcoholic beverages.
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  1. Excessive use of alcoholic beverages.
  2. Excessive drinking of alcoholic liquor
  3. Lack of temperance, as in the indulgence of an appetite or a passion.
An excessive supply. [from 19th c.]
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  1. An excessive supply. [from 19th c.]
  2. Too great a supply
  3. A supply in excess of what is appropriate or required.
(Computing, programming) An overloaded version of a function.
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  1. (Computing, programming) An overloaded version of a function.
  2. An excessive load.
  3. The damage done, or the outage caused by such a load.
Greater weight or importance; preponderance.
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  1. Greater weight or importance; preponderance.
  2. More weight than is needed, desired, or allowed; extra or surplus weight
The amount that overflows; surplus
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  1. The amount that overflows; surplus
  2. Something that flows over; an excess.
  3. An outlet or vent through which excess liquid may escape.
Lavish or unrestrained expense; extravagance.
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  1. Lavish or unrestrained expense; extravagance.
  2. Abundance; the state of being profuse; a cornucopia
  3. Rich or lavish supply; abundance
A great or plentiful amount:
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  1. A great or plentiful amount:
  2. (--- Chemistry) The amount of an isotope of an element that exists in nature, usually expressed as a percentage of the total amount of all isotopes of the element.
  3. The condition of being in rich supply:
A quantity or number beyond what is needed; excess; superabundance
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  1. A quantity or number beyond what is needed; excess; superabundance
  2. Something superfluous; thing not needed
  3. Something superfluous:
Too large a stock
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  1. Too large a stock
  2. An excessive stock; a surplus or glut
  3. Surplus stock, specif. when sold at a reduced price
A surplus of inventory or capacity or of cash that is greater than the amount in the record of an account.
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  1. A surplus of inventory or capacity or of cash that is greater than the amount in the record of an account.
  2. A state of being more than one ought to be.
  3. An amount, as of money or goods, that is actually on hand and exceeds the listed amount in records or books.
The amount by which actual costs exceed estimates.
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  1. The amount by which actual costs exceed estimates.
  2. The amount by which something overruns.
  3. The amount of money by which a product or project exceeds its estimated cost
Excess of a corporation's net assets over the face value of its capital stock.
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  1. Excess of a corporation's net assets over the face value of its capital stock.
  2. An amount or quantity in excess of what is needed.
  3. A quantity or amount over and above what is needed or used; something left over; excess
An additional charge
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  1. An additional charge
  2. Something more than is usual or necessary:
  3. An extra worker
An amount in money, or represented by securities, deposited by a customer with a broker as a provision against loss on transactions made on account.
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  1. An amount in money, or represented by securities, deposited by a customer with a broker as a provision against loss on transactions made on account.
  2. A limit in a condition or process, beyond or below which something is no longer possible or acceptable:
  3. An amount of money, supplies, etc. reserved or allowed beyond what is needed; extra amount for contingencies or emergencies
  1. An excessive load or burden.
  2. An excessive charge or price.
  3. A load or burden that is too full or heavy.
  1. Balance wheel
  2. A weighing device, especially one consisting of a rigid beam horizontally suspended by a low-friction support at its center, with identical weighing pans hung at either end, one of which holds an unknown weight while the effective weight in the other is increased by known amounts until the beam is level and motionless.
  3. The power or means to decide:
Something left over after other parts have been taken away.
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  1. Something left over after other parts have been taken away.
  2. (Law) An estate in property that takes effect after the expiration of another estate, as where one party is given the right to occupy a property for that party's lifetime, and then another party is given the same right after the first party's death.
  3. The part of a decedent’s estate that is not otherwise specifically bequeathed in a will; a future interest vested in a third person, and intended to occur after the termination of the preceding estate(s). For instance if a grant is made “to Bob for life, and then to Erica,” Erica’s interest upon the death of Bob is the remainder. The part of a decedent’s estate that is not otherwise specifically bequeathed in a will; a future interest vested in a third person, and intended to occur after the termination of the preceding estate(s). For instance if a grant is made “to Bob for life, and then to Erica,” Erica’s interest upon the death of Bob is the remainder.
The condition of being settled or resolved:
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  1. The condition of being settled or resolved:
  2. A period of inactivity, relaxation, or sleep:
  3. The repose of death:
Excess of a corporation's net assets over the face value of its capital stock.
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  1. Excess of a corporation's net assets over the face value of its capital stock.
  2. The excess of the assets of a business over its liabilities for a given period
  3. A quantity or amount over and above what is needed or used; something left over; excess
(Chem.) The matter remaining at the end of a process, as after evaporation, combustion, or filtration; residual product
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  1. (Chem.) The matter remaining at the end of a process, as after evaporation, combustion, or filtration; residual product
  2. Matter remaining after completion of an abstractive chemical or physical process, such as evaporation, combustion, distillation, or filtration; residuum.
  3. That which is left over after part is taken away; remainder; rest
A worthless and incidental residuum, as scraps from a meal or shavings or sawdust from wood.
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  1. A worthless and incidental residuum, as scraps from a meal or shavings or sawdust from wood.
  2. A worthless surfeit of material, as leftovers from a meal or scrap lumber.
  3. Things left over; leftovers, remnants, refuse, etc.
Items or material discarded or rejected as useless or worthless; trash or rubbish.
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  1. Items or material discarded or rejected as useless or worthless; trash or rubbish.
  2. Anything thrown away or rejected as worthless or useless; waste; trash; rubbish
Something produced in the process of making something else. When plants produce carbohydrates by photosynthesis, oxygen is released as a by-product. Asphalt and paraffin are by-products of the process of refining crude oil into gasoline.
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  1. Something produced in the process of making something else. When plants produce carbohydrates by photosynthesis, oxygen is released as a by-product. Asphalt and paraffin are by-products of the process of refining crude oil into gasoline.
Something, such as steam, that escapes without being used.
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  1. Something, such as steam, that escapes without being used.
  2. Permanent harm done to real property by a person or persons in legal possession of that property (such as a tenant), such that the property’s value to its actual owner or future inheritor is diminished. The legal possession part is critical in distinguishing waste from trespass. Permanent harm done to real property by a person or persons in legal possession of that property (such as a tenant), such that the property’s value to its actual owner or future inheritor is diminished. The legal possession part is critical in distinguishing waste from trespass.
  3. The act or an instance of wasting or the condition of being wasted:
A deduction from gross weight made to allow for the weight of a container.
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  1. A deduction from gross weight made to allow for the weight of a container.
  2. (Chemistry) A counterbalance, especially an empty vessel used to counterbalance the weight of a similar container.
  3. (Bible) A noxious weed, thought to be darnel: Matt. 13:25-40
Plural form of leftover
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  1. Plural form of leftover
  2. Food remaining after a meal; excess food eaten later.
Financial difficulty:
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  1. Financial difficulty:
  2. A source or cause of being embarrassed:
  3. An overabundance:
The property of being excessive.
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The state or characteristic of being exorbitant.
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  1. The state or characteristic of being exorbitant.
  2. Excessiveness, as of price or amount.
  3. A going beyond what is right or reasonable, as in demands, prices, etc.; extravagance
A going beyond reasonable or proper limits in conduct or speech; unreasonable excess
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  1. A going beyond reasonable or proper limits in conduct or speech; unreasonable excess
  2. A spending of more than is reasonable or necessary; excessive expenditure; wastefulness
  3. Immoderate spending:
(Archaic, 17-19th centuries) A thing that is extravagant.
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  1. (Archaic, 17-19th centuries) A thing that is extravagant.
  2. Something extravagant.
  3. Extravagance.
The quality of being extravagant.
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  1. The quality of being extravagant.
  2. Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster's Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
More than an abundance; superfluity; excess
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  1. More than an abundance; superfluity; excess
  2. A going or being beyond what is needed, desired, or appropriate; an excess:
  3. An excess of that which is needed or is appropriate
An excess of blood in the circulatory system or in one organ or area.
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  1. An excess of blood in the circulatory system or in one organ or area.
  2. An abundance or excess of something:
  3. The state of being too full; overabundance; excess
An extreme abundance; abundance to a vast degree that seems almost excessive.
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  1. An extreme abundance; abundance to a vast degree that seems almost excessive.
A quantity or number beyond what is needed; excess; superabundance
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  1. A quantity or number beyond what is needed; excess; superabundance
  2. Something superfluous; thing not needed
  3. Something superfluous:
The state or quality of being superfluous.
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  1. The state or quality of being superfluous.
Overindulgence, esp. in food or drink
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  1. Overindulgence, esp. in food or drink
  2. The result of such overindulgence; satiety or disgust.
  3. Discomfort, disgust, nausea, etc. resulting from any kind of excess; satiety
A mixture of such compounds occurring widely in organic tissue, especially in the adipose tissue of animals and in the seeds, nuts, and fruits of plants.
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  1. A mixture of such compounds occurring widely in organic tissue, especially in the adipose tissue of animals and in the seeds, nuts, and fruits of plants.
  2. Any of various mixtures of solid or semisolid triglycerides found in adipose animal tissue or in the seeds of plants: they are insoluble in water but soluble in organic solvents
  3. Any of a large number of oily compounds that are widely found in plant and animal tissues and serve mainly as a reserve source of energy. In mammals, fat, or adipose tissue , is deposited beneath the skin and around the internal organs, where it also protects and insulates against heat loss. Fat is a necessary, efficient source of energy. An ounce of fat contains more than twice as much stored energy as does an ounce of protein or carbohydrates and is digested more slowly, resulting in the sensation of satiety after eating. It also enhances the taste, aroma, and texture of food. Fats are made chiefly of triglycerides, each molecule of which contains three fatty acids. Dietary fat supplies humans with essential fatty acids, such as linoleic acid and linolenic acid . Fat also regulates cholesterol metabolism and is a precursor of prostaglandins .
A glutting or being glutted
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  1. A glutting or being glutted
  2. A supply of certain goods that is greater than the demand
  3. An oversupply:
A state of being more than one ought to be.
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  1. A state of being more than one ought to be.
  2. An amount, as of money or goods, that is actually on hand and exceeds the listed amount in records or books.
  3. A surplus; an excess.
The amount that overflows; surplus
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  1. The amount that overflows; surplus
  2. An outlet or vent through which excess liquid may escape.
  3. (Computers) A condition in which a calculation produces a unit of data too large to be stored in the location allotted to it.
Too great a quantity; excessive amount
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  1. Too great a quantity; excessive amount
  2. An excessive amount.
The amount of money by which a product or project exceeds its estimated cost
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  1. The amount of money by which a product or project exceeds its estimated cost
  2. The exceeding of estimated costs for product development and manufacture covered by contract.
  3. An excess amount produced, as of manufactured goods or copies of printed matter
An excessive supply.
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  1. An excessive supply.
  2. An excessive stock; a surplus or glut
  3. Surplus stock, specif. when sold at a reduced price
An excessive supply. [from 19th c.]
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  1. An excessive supply. [from 19th c.]
  2. Too great a supply
  3. A supply in excess of what is appropriate or required.
The quality or condition of being superfluous.
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  1. The quality or condition of being superfluous.
  2. A quantity or number beyond what is needed; excess; superabundance
  3. Overabundance; excess.
A quantity or amount over and above what is needed or used; something left over; excess
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  1. A quantity or amount over and above what is needed or used; something left over; excess
  2. Excess of receipts over expenditures.
  3. Excess of a corporation's net assets over the face value of its capital stock.
(Law) Words or allegations in a legal document or pleading that do not have any legal value.
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  1. (Law) Words or allegations in a legal document or pleading that do not have any legal value.
  2. An excess of words; verbiage.
  3. Surplus; excess
Excessive use of alcoholic beverages.
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  1. Excessive use of alcoholic beverages.
  2. Excessive drinking of alcoholic liquor
  3. Lack of temperance, as in the indulgence of an appetite or a passion.
Excessive indulgence
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  1. Excessive indulgence
  2. An act of overindulging; indulgence in too much; pleasure or consumption taken in excess of what is satisfying or necessary.
An excessive amount.
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  1. An excessive amount.
  2. Discomfort, disgust, nausea, etc. resulting from any kind of excess; satiety
  3. Overindulgence, esp. in food or drink
  1. Excessive or superfluous
  2. Unwanted; superfluous; in the way
  3. Too much; too many
Subject to an additional charge:
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  1. Subject to an additional charge:
  2. More than or beyond what is usual, normal, expected, or necessary:
  3. Beyond what is due, usual, expected, or necessary; extraneous; additional; supernumerary.
Free for other use; unoccupied:
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  1. Free for other use; unoccupied:
  2. Not in regular use or immediately needed; extra
  3. Being in excess of what is needed; extra:
Superfluous
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  1. Superfluous
  2. Superfluous; unnecessary:
  3. Done or observed beyond the degree required or expected
(Obs.) Extravagant; prodigal
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  1. (Obs.) Extravagant; prodigal
  2. Being beyond what is required or sufficient.
  3. Not needed; unnecessary; irrelevant
Exceeding the required or desired number or amount; superfluous:
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  1. Exceeding the required or desired number or amount; superfluous:
  2. That exceeds or is beyond the regular or prescribed number; extra
Designating or of commodities (specif., certain excess farm products) bought, stored, distributed, etc. by the government under the Federal price-support program
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  1. Designating or of commodities (specif., certain excess farm products) bought, stored, distributed, etc. by the government under the Federal price-support program
  2. Being more than or in excess of what is needed or required:
  3. Forming a surplus; excess; extra
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