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Overhang

O`ver`hang`
v. t.1.To impend or hang over.
[imp. & p. p. Overhung ; p. pr. & vb. n. Overhanging.]
2.To hang over; to jut or project over.
v. i.1.To jut over.
n.1.(Arch.) In a general sense, that which just out or projects; a projection; also, the measure of the projection; as, the overhang is five feet.
2.The projection of an upper part (as a roof, an upper story, or other part) of a building beyond the lower part; as, the overhang of a roof, of the eaves, etc.
3.(Naut.) The portion of the bow or stem of a vessel that projects over the water beyond the water line.
4.(Mach.) The projection of a part beyond another part that is directly below it, or beyond a part by which it is supported; as, the overhang of a shaft; i. e., its projection beyond its bearing.
Noun1.overhang - projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else
Verb1.overhang - project over
2.overhang - be suspended over or hang over; "This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town"
Synonyms: beetle
approach, arch over, await, be imminent, be in store, beetle, beetling, bestraddle, bestride, brew, bridge, bulge, come on, confront, draw near, draw nigh, draw on, extend out, extend over, extension, face, forthcome, gather, hang out, hang over, hover, imbricate, impend, impend over, impendence, impendency, imperil, jut, jut out, jutting, lap, lap over, lean over, ledge, lie over, loom, lower, menace, near, overarch, overhanging, overlap, overlie, override, poke, pouch, pout, project, project over, projection, protrusion, shingle, span, stand out, stick out, threaten, thrust over
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