overline

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ line, by analogy with underline.

Noun[edit]

overline (plural overlines)

  1. A line drawn over text or a repeating decimal.
    ΙΣ ΧΣ (Greek abbreviation of Jesus Christ)

Verb[edit]

overline (third-person singular simple present overlines, present participle overlining, simple past and past participle overlined)

  1. To draw a line over or above text.

Adjective[edit]

overline (not comparable)

  1. Passing over a railway line.
    • 1967, Great Britain. Parliament. House of Commons, Papers by Command (volume 39, page 51)
      The total cost of overline bridges in 1965 was £1,506,000 []