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Definition of Overhang

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project, protrude above; threaten, impend
projection of one thing over another; extent of projection; amount to which an upper wing extends over a lower wing (Aeronautics)
Overhang Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
English-Latin Online Dictionary
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Glossary of Bookbinding Terms
See squares.
The space between the boards or covers of a book and the sections. Their size is dependent on the size, use and binding style of the book. Although the squares protect the leaves, they should not be too large, for the covers must themselves be supported by the leaves.
Overhang Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(v. t.)
To impend or hang over.
  
(v. t.)
To hang over; to jut or project over.
  
(v. i.)
To jut over.
  
(n.)
The projection of a part beyond another part that is directly below it, or beyond a part by which it is supported; as, the overhang of a shaft; i. e., its projection beyond its bearing.
  
(n.)
The portion of the bow or stem of a vessel that projects over the water beyond the water line.
  
(n.)
Specifically: The projection of an upper part (as a roof, an upper story, or other part) of a building beyond the lower part; as, the overhang of a roof, of the eaves, etc.
  
(n.)
In a general sense, that which just out or projects; a projection; also, the measure of the projection; as, the overhang is five feet.
  
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A portion of a structure which projects or hangs over.
English Phonetics

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Bargodi = v. to overhang
Gorddibynu = v. to overhang
Anagram
    hangover
WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else
(hypernym) projection
(hyponym) eaves
(derivation) beetle

Verb
1. project over
(hypernym) stick out, protrude, jut out, jut, project
2. be suspended over or hang over; "This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town"
(synonym) beetle
(hypernym) hang
Overhang Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
Campbell R. Harvey's Hypertextual Finance Glossary
Used in the context of general equities. Sizable block of securities or commodities contracts that, if released on the market, would put downward pressure on prices; prohibits buying activity that would otherwise translate into upward price movement. Examples include shares held in a dealer's inventory, a large institutional holding, a secondary distribution still in registration, and a large commodity position about to be liquidated.
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Overhang Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Energy Glossary
Any horizontal projection that serves as a shading element for a window.
WEATHER&METEOROLOGY
Radar term indicating a region of high reflectivity at middle and upper levels above an area of weak reflectivity at low levels. (The latter area is known as a weak-echo region, or WER.) The overhang is found on the inflow side of a thunderstorm (normally the south or southeast side). See Fig. 2, BWER.
A COMPREHENSIVE GLOSSARY OF WEATHER
Radar term indicating a region of high reflectivity at middle and upper levels above an area of weak reflectivity at low levels. (The latter area is known as a weak-echo region, or WER.) The overhang is found on the inflow side of a thunderstorm (normally the south or southeast side).
BWER.
Overhang Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Overhang may refer to:
  • Debt overhang, a fiscal situation of a government
  • Market overhang, a concept in marketing
  • Monetary overhang, a phenomenon where people have money holdings due to the lack of ability to spend them
  • Overhang seat, a constituency seat in excess of a party's entitlement
  • Overhang (architecture), a protruding structure which may provide protection for lower levels, such as overhanging eaves
  • Overhang (automotive), the part of a road vehicle's length that is outside of the wheelbase
  • Overhang (rock formation), part of a rock face that exceeds the vertical

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Overhang Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Guitar Glossary
The continuation of a signal at the output of a device or mixer after the original input signal has faded.
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