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- (UK) IPA(key): /əʊvəˈhaŋ/ (verb), IPA(key): /ˈəʊvəhaŋ/ (noun)
- (US) IPA(key): /ˈoʊvəɹˌhæŋ/ (noun)
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- (transitive) To hang over (something).
- 2012, Edwin Labre, Solly Border, Freedom...At Last!, page 37:
- At that time, the upper part of the tower overhanged its base by about fourteen feet.
- (intransitive) To impend.
hang over, as an ornament
overhang (plural overhangs)
- (economics) The volume that tips the balance between the demand and the supply toward demand lagging supply.
- (architecture) That portion of the roof structure that extends beyond the exterior walls of a building.
- A fatty roll of pubis flab that hangs over one's genitals; a FUPA.
- Anything that overhangs or protrudes over its base, such as a wave immediately before breaking, or a protruding cliff or rock wall.
- 1983, Australian Transport, page 16:
- These are firstly for products which need a cool room; secondly for products which can be stored on a standard pallet without overhang; and thirdly for products known as "the uglies" which always overhang a standard pallet.
anything that overhangs