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Definitions and Synonyms of overhang | Another word for overhang | What is overhang?

Definition 1: projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else - [noun denoting artifact]

(overhang is a kind of ...) any structure that branches out from a central support

(... is a kind of overhang ) the overhang at the lower edge of a roof

(... is a kind of overhang ) an overhang consisting of the fan-shaped part of the deck extending aft of the sternpost of a ship

Definition 2: be suspended over or hang over - [verb of stative]

Samples where overhang or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town

Synonyms for overhang in the sense of this definition

(overhang is a kind of ...) be suspended or hanging

"The flag hung on the wall"

Definition 3: project over - [verb of stative]

(overhang is a kind of ...) extend out or project in space

"His sharp nose jutted out" "A single rock sticks out from the cliff"

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