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Oversteer

Pertaining to the handling characteristics of a vehicle that has a center of gravity behind the center of the car,…

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Overshadowing

An effect produced when two conditioned stimuli are both presented at the same time with the unconditioned stimulus. When one…

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Overriding aorta

A condition in which the aorta takes blood from the right ventricle as well as from the left ventricle.

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Overprotection

Shielding a child to the extent that he or she becomes overly dependent upon the parent or other adult.

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Overpopulation

A condition where the population exceeds the ability of the land to sustain it.

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Overload principle

Used in training programs to increase muscular strength. The concept whereby a person gradually increases the resistance load on muscles.…

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Overlearning

Practice beyond the point of mastery in learning a set of material.

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Overlapping distribution

A statistical term describing situations in which, although a difference exists between the overall values of a particular variable for…

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