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o·ver·hang

 (ō′vər-hăng′)
v. o·ver·hung (-hŭng′), o·ver·hang·ing, o·ver·hangs
v.tr.
1. To project or extend over: trees that overhang the stream.
2. To loom over: The threat of nuclear war overhangs modern society.
v.intr.
To project over something: in the shadow where the balcony overhangs.
n. (ō′vər-hăng′)
1. A projecting part, such as an architectural structure or a rock formation.
2. An amount of projection: an overhang of six inches.
3. Nautical The part of a bow or stern that projects over the water.
4. An excess of supply or capacity: An unusually warm winter created an overhang in oil stocks.

overhang

vb, -hangs, -hanging or -hung
1. to project or extend beyond (a surface, building, etc)
2. (tr) to hang or be suspended over
3. (tr) to menace, threaten, or dominate
n
4. a formation, object, part of a structure, etc, that extends beyond or hangs over something, such as an outcrop of rock overhanging a mountain face
5. the amount or extent of projection
6. (Aeronautics) aeronautics
a. half the difference in span of the main supporting surfaces of a biplane or other multiplane
b. the distance from the outer supporting strut of a wing to the wing tip
7. (Banking & Finance) finance the shares, collectively, that the underwriters have to buy when a new issue has not been fully taken up by the market

o•ver•hang

(v. ˌoʊ vərˈhæŋ; n. ˈoʊ vərˌhæŋ)

v. -hung, -hang•ing,
n. v.t.
1. to hang or be suspended over.
2. to extend, project, or jut over.
3. to impend over or threaten; loom over.
v.i.
4. to hang over; project or jut out over something below.
n.
5. something that extends or juts out over; projection.
6. the extent of a projection.
7. an excess or surplus, as of securities, currency, or inventory.
8. a projecting upper part of a building, as a roof or balcony.
[1590–1600]

overhang


Past participle: overhung
Gerund: overhanging

Imperative
overhang
overhang
Present
I overhang
you overhang
he/she/it overhangs
we overhang
you overhang
they overhang
Preterite
I overhung
you overhung
he/she/it overhung
we overhung
you overhung
they overhung
Present Continuous
I am overhanging
you are overhanging
he/she/it is overhanging
we are overhanging
you are overhanging
they are overhanging
Present Perfect
I have overhung
you have overhung
he/she/it has overhung
we have overhung
you have overhung
they have overhung
Past Continuous
I was overhanging
you were overhanging
he/she/it was overhanging
we were overhanging
you were overhanging
they were overhanging
Past Perfect
I had overhung
you had overhung
he/she/it had overhung
we had overhung
you had overhung
they had overhung
Future
I will overhang
you will overhang
he/she/it will overhang
we will overhang
you will overhang
they will overhang
Future Perfect
I will have overhung
you will have overhung
he/she/it will have overhung
we will have overhung
you will have overhung
they will have overhung
Future Continuous
I will be overhanging
you will be overhanging
he/she/it will be overhanging
we will be overhanging
you will be overhanging
they will be overhanging
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been overhanging
you have been overhanging
he/she/it has been overhanging
we have been overhanging
you have been overhanging
they have been overhanging
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been overhanging
you will have been overhanging
he/she/it will have been overhanging
we will have been overhanging
you will have been overhanging
they will have been overhanging
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been overhanging
you had been overhanging
he/she/it had been overhanging
we had been overhanging
you had been overhanging
they had been overhanging
Conditional
I would overhang
you would overhang
he/she/it would overhang
we would overhang
you would overhang
they would overhang
Past Conditional
I would have overhung
you would have overhung
he/she/it would have overhung
we would have overhung
you would have overhung
they would have overhung
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.overhang - projection that extends beyond or hangs over something elseoverhang - projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else
eaves - the overhang at the lower edge of a roof
fantail - an overhang consisting of the fan-shaped part of the deck extending aft of the sternpost of a ship
projection - any structure that branches out from a central support
Verb1.overhang - project over
jut, jut out, protrude, stick out, project - extend out or project in space; "His sharp nose jutted out"; "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"
2.overhang - be suspended over or hang overoverhang - be suspended over or hang over; "This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town"
hang - be suspended or hanging; "The flag hung on the wall"

overhang

verb project (over), extend (over), loom (over), stand out (over), bulge (over), stick out (over), protrude (over), jut (over), impend (over) The rock wall overhung the path at one point.

overhang

verb
1. To curve outward past the normal or usual limit:
2. To be imminent:
noun
A part that protrudes or extends outward:
Translations

overhang

(overhung (vb: pt, pp))
A. [ˈəʊvəhæŋ] Nproyección f; [of roof] → alero m; (in rock climbing) → saliente m, extraplomo m
B. [ˌəʊvəˈhæŋ] VTsobresalir por encima de
a beach overhung with palm treesuna playa sobre la que se inclinan las palmeras
the mists that overhung the valleyla neblina que flotaba sobre el valle
C. [ˌəʊvəˈhæŋ] VIsobresalir

overhang

[ˌəʊvərˈhæŋ] [overhung] (pt, pp)
vtsurplomber
[ˈəʊvərhæŋ] n [rock, cliff] → surplomb m

overhang

[vb ˈəʊvəˈhæŋ; n ˈəʊvəˌhæŋ] (overhung (vb: pt, pp))
1. vtsporgere da
2. visporgere
3. nstrapiombo
References in classic literature ?
It was at the close of the month of March, that the sheriff succeeded in persuading his cousin and her young friend to accompany him in a ride to a hill that was said to overhang the lake in a manner peculiar to itself.
The fall of the ground was steep all along the ridge, so steep that here and there both trees and rocks and buildings seemed to overhang the plain far below, through which ran many streams.
He craned his neck, but he could not see if the rest of the fleet was following them; the overhang of the gas-chambers intervened.
Advancing over the litter of gods and bones, Balatta whimpering at his heels, Bassett entered the shadow of the Red One and passed on under its gigantic overhang until he touched it with his finger- tips.
These martial strains seemed as far away as Palestine, and reminded me of a march of crusaders in the horizon, with a slight tantivy and tremulous motion of the elm tree tops which overhang the village.
The same decay and gloom that overhang the way by which it is approached, hover above the town of Richmond.
An they were so minded, they could get to yon tree by this branch that overhangs, and yet not touch ground.
With their aid I am positive I could climb that detached pinnacle to the summit; but so long as the main cliff overhangs, it is vain to attempt ascending that.
I passed the bridge of Pelissier, where the ravine, which the river forms, opened before me, and I began to ascend the mountain that overhangs it.
Repair historic wood overhang, framing, and sheathing, matching wood members exactly in species and dimension.
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