(noun, verb)


1. Commonly described in graphics technical terms as the process by which during the rendering of a scene, a pixel at a given X,Y location in the final image is replaced by one which is closer to the view point than the existing pixel as determined by their corresponding Z values.

2. A value determining/describing “Overdraw” or “Overdraw factor” is commonly the number of times each pixel would have been overwritten in the course of rendering averaged over a given frame or series of frames.


1. draw more money from than is available

- She overdrew her account

Definition categories: possession, draw, withdraw

2. to enlarge beyond bounds or the truth

Similar word(s): amplify, exaggerate, hyperbolise, hyperbolize, magnify, overstate

Definition categories: communication, misinform, mislead