Overhang
Overhang \O`ver*hang"\, v. i. To jut over. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

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  • 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… …   Wikipedia

  • 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. [1913 Webster] 2. Specifically: The projection of an upper part (as a roof, an upper …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overhang — O ver*hang , v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Overhung}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Overhanging}.] 1. To impend or hang over. [R.] Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] 2. To hang over; to jut or project over. Pope. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overhang — index overlap, project (extend beyond) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • overhang — 1590s (v.), from OVER (Cf. over) + HANG (Cf. hang). The noun meaning fact of overhanging is attested from 1864 …   Etymology dictionary

  • overhang — *bulge, jut, stick out, protuberate, protrude, project, beetle Analogous words: *threaten, menace: suspend, *hang, dangle …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • overhang — [v] bulge, hang over beetle, be imminent, be suspended, cast a shadow, command, dangle over, droop over, endanger, extend, flap over, impend, jut, loom, menace, overtop, poke, portend, pouch, project, protrude, rise above, stand out, stick out,… …   New thesaurus

  • overhang — ► VERB (past and past part. overhung) ▪ jut out or hang over. ► NOUN ▪ an overhanging part …   English terms dictionary

  • overhang — [ō΄vər haŋ′; ] also, and for n.always [, ō′vər haŋ΄] vt. overhung, overhanging 1. to hang or project over or beyond 2. to loom over; threaten vi. to hang over; project or jut out over something n. 1. a) the pro …   English World dictionary

  • overhang — Used in the context of general equities. Sizable block of securities or commodities ( commodity) contracts that, if released on the market, would put downward pressure on prices ; prohibits buying activity that would otherwise translate into… …   Financial and business terms

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