What is overtime?

  • (noun): Playing time beyond regulation, to break a tie.
    Synonyms: extra time
    See also — Additional definitions below


Overtime is the amount of time someone works beyond normal working hours. Normal hours may be determined in several ways:

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Some articles on overtime:

List Of NHL Records (individual) - Overtime
... Most overtime goals, career Jaromir Jagr, 16 Most playoff overtime goals, career Joe Sakic, 8 Most overtime assists, career Mark Messier, 18 Most overtime points, career Sergei Fedorov, 27 ...
Professional Inline Hockey Association Rules - Game Timing
... If a game is tied after regulation time, overtime ensues ... Overtime is a four-minute, three-player on three-player sudden-death period, in which the first team to score a goal wins the game ... If no team scores after one overtime, the second overtime period is a three-minute, two-player on two-player sudden-death period ...
Overtime - European Union (EU) Directives
... maximum average working week (including overtime) of 48 hours over a 17 week reference period minimum daily rest period of 11 consecutive hours in every 24 breaks when the working day exceeds 6 hours ...
The Monday Night Miracle (ice Hockey) - Monday Night Miracle - Overtime
... Overtime quickly became another heart-racing experience in itself, as players like Calgary's Al MacInnis and the Blues' Doug Wickenheiser took shots at the net ... came after seven minutes and thirty seconds had already passed in the overtime period ...
Main Types of "Spanish Practices"
... Negotiable paid overtime within normal working hours after completing scheduled work, regardless of remaining working hours ... Automatic overtime pay if production reaches a certain level regardless of remaining working hours ... Overtime pay to cover absence of colleagues ...

More definitions of "overtime":

  • (noun): Work done in addition to regular working hours.
  • (adv): Beyond the regular time.
    Example: "She often has to work overtime"