[ US /ˈoʊvɝˌhæŋ/ ]
  1. projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else
  1. be suspended over or hang over
    This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town
  2. project over
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How To Use overhang In A Sentence

  • After consultation with a resident, a beech tree was successfully pruned to reduce overhang.
  • Man, the surface of the skull is comparatively smooth, and the supraciliary ridges or brow prominences usually project but little — while, in the Gorilla, vast crests are developed upon the skull, and the brow ridges overhang, the cavernous orbits, like great penthouses. Essays
  • Leave the excess pastry overhanging the sides. Times, Sunday Times
  • Leave a decent overhang in case of shrinkage. Times, Sunday Times
  • But, sooner or later the overhang of monetary liabilities would undermine confidence in the key currency.
  • The white and green" the man by the overhang right there " he's gone now " lancers " those are the ones from Sturinn " they are on the south hills. The Spellsong War
  • As we progressed we found ourselves climbing down steeper and higher dry waterfalls, most of which provided a fissure, a runnel, a pleat of rock or an overhanging crag that allowed a relatively easy descent. Richard Bangs: Climbing the Killer Prince -- Merapi Volcano of Java, Part 2
  • Roll pastry to fit tin, with 1cm overhang. Times, Sunday Times
  • There's also enough oomph in them to push the water up roof overhangs and second-story windows.
  • She walked beneath the overhang, and stepped up the curb.
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