[ US /ˈoʊvɝˌɫeɪ/ ]
  1. protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior
  2. a layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface
  1. kill by lying on
    The sow overlay her piglets
  2. put something on top of something else
    cover the meat with a lot of gravy
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  • For lipid overlay, 0.05 mM biotinylated phosphatidylethanolamine was incorporated to the preparation of PPM or IPM with a 1 / 200 molar ratio toward L-α-lysophosphatidylcholine. PLoS ONE Alerts: New Articles
  • Trailing edge vibration has been dampened by reinforcement with thin glass fibre rod inserts or mylar overlays, so eliminating excessive noise.
  • The literature says to space joints in feet the same as the thickness of the overlay in inches, but we wanted to try something different.
  • Similarly, in ‘Darska,’ Rimbaud overlays a stuttering beat with the rising chords of a church organ and voices.
  • The tables were covered with pink custom tablecloths with hand-stitched sheer overlays that resembled flower petals. My Fair Wedding
  • It's a familiar and rather well-worn mechanic, but the sepia-toned graphical overlay is a stylish touch and the extravagant rag doll physics sends your victim rocketing through the air like a crazed acrobat, which is fun to behold and suitably reminiscent of a Peckinpah bloodbath. Blogposts | guardian.co.uk
  • For example, by GIS thematic map and overlaying analysis every factor is visualized to administer to sample design of isotope investigation.
  • Moreover, surveys reveal that the process committee overlay to the traditionally managed organization is winning limited employee acceptance at best.
  • The overlay is resistant to exposure to the elements, including high temperatures and freeze/thaw conditions.
  • Use tracing paper overlays and a soft pencil to sketch new landscape ideas and plans over your base map.
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