Definitions for: Overburden

[n] an excessive burden
[n] the surface soil that must be moved away to get at coal seams and mineral deposits
[v] burden with too much work or responsibility
[v] load with excessive weight

Webster (1913) Definition: O`ver*bur"den, v. t.
To load with too great weight or too much care, etc. --Sir P.

O"ver*bur`den, n.
The waste which overlies good stone in a quarry. --Raymond.

Synonyms: overload

See Also: burden, burden, burden, burthen, charge, ground, land, load, loading, saddle, soil, weight, weight down

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