I saw clearly the cultivated ranges, and the several mountain-chains that run parallel with the side, and the volcanoes that overtop
Mouna-Rea, which rise 5,000 yards above the level of the sea.
At each period of growth all the growing twigs have tried to branch out on all sides, and to overtop
and kill the surrounding twigs and branches, in the same manner as species and groups of species have tried to overmaster other species in the great battle for life.
It would overtop
the Houses of Parliament, and even the Great Pyramid of Egypt.
It was which of us should overtop
the other in sentiment.
It was hard to believe that that lofty wooded rampart on the left which so overtops
the Jungfrau was not actually the higher of the two, but it was not, of course.
And so lofty she is," said Sancho, "that she overtops
me by more than a hand's-breadth.
The brow of the upland overtops
the square tower of the Colebrook Church.
Accordingly, the diversion arrangements for PHPA II have been designed for 1 in 25 years return period non-monsoon flood corresponding to 1, 118 cumecs: which means that the Coffer Dam is designed to overtop
during the monsoon periods.
The budget expenditures are expected to overtop
the budget revenues by 20.
Large waves could overtop
defences and throw up debris - this could easily cause injury or knock you off your feet.
Think of warming ice cubes in a glass of lemonade--the melting does not cause the liquid to overtop
the rim and spill onto the table.
A metal roof can be installed directly overtop
asphalt shingles due to its light weight, reducing landfill waste.