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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.
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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
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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]
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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
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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"
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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.
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overhang

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

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

[vb ˈəʊvəˈhæŋ; n ˈəʊvəˌhæŋ] (overhung (vb: pt, pp))
1. vtsporgere da
2. visporgere
3. nstrapiombo
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995
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Hot money is the flow of funds from one country to another to earn a short-term profit on the interest rate, while the market overhang refers to a buildup of selling pressure for stock among traders who have mostly held back due to fear of a decline in the stock's value.
James Withall, Chief Executive of Rupert Resources said 'The conversion of the convertible debenture significantly improves Rupert's balance sheet, eliminating a perceived market overhang and demonstrates very strong shareholder confidence in management strategy and the prospectivity of the Central Lapland Greenstone Belt.
"That number is pretty impressive," said Noburo Matsushita co-head of Technology & Internet Synergies at Acquisition International, "especially given the broader market overhang of the promise of tighter monetary policy in the United States which, much as some people like to pretend isn't important, still has a large influence on what goes on in Asian markets."