overhang


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overhang \O`ver*hang"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overhung; p. pr. &
   vb. n. Overhanging.]
   1. To impend or hang over. [R.] --Beau. & Fl.
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   2. To hang over; to jut or project over. --Pope.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overhang \O`ver*hang"\, v. i.
   To jut over. --Milton.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overhang \O`ver*hang`\, n. (Arch.)
   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.
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   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.
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   3. (Naut.) The portion of the bow or stem of a vessel that
      projects over the water beyond the water line.
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   4. (Mach.) 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.
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