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Pronunciation : O`ver*hang"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : 1. To impend or hang over. [R.] Beau. & Fl.

2. To hang over; to jut or project over. Pope.

t. [imp. & p. p. Overhung; p. pr. & vb. n. Overhanging.]
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : O`ver*hang"
Part of Speech : v.
Definition : Defn: To jut over. Milton.

i.
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

Pronunciation : O`ver*hang`
Part of Speech : n.
Definition : 1. In a general sense, that which just out or projects; a projection; also, the measure of the projection; as, the overhang is five feet.

2. 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.

3. (Naut.)

Defn: The portion of the bow or stem of a vessel that projects over the water beyond the water line.

4. (Mach.)

Defn: 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.

(Arch.)
Source : Webster's Unabridged Dictionary, 1913

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