Overhaul

O`ver*haul"

(?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overhauled (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Overhauling.] 1. To haul or drag over; hence, to turn over for examination; to inspect; to examine thoroughly with a view to corrections or repairs.
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2. (Naut.) To gain upon in a chase; to overtake.
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3. To repair thoroughly; to make repairs on; -- usually implying major repairs and perhaps modifying improvements.
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To overhaul a tackle, to pull on the leading parts so as to separate the blocks. -- To overhaul running rigging, to keep it clear, and see that no hitch occurs.
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O"ver*haul`

(?),

O`ver*haul"ing

, } n. 1. A strict examination with a view to correction or repairs.
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2. A major repair or a revision for the purpose of improvement.
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