Overhead work
Overhead O`ver*head", adv. Aloft; above; in or attached to the ceiling or roof; in the story or upon the floor above; in the zenith. [1913 Webster]

While overhead the moon Sits arbitress. --Milton. [1913 Webster]

Note: Also used adjectively; as, an overhead crane, gear, etc. [1913 Webster]

{Overhead engine}, a vertical steam engine in which the cylinder stands above the crank.

{Overhead work}, a general term in manufactories for countershafting and gearing, when overhead. [1913 Webster]


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  • Overhead — O ver*head , adv. Aloft; above; in or attached to the ceiling or roof; in the story or upon the floor above; in the zenith. [1913 Webster] While overhead the moon Sits arbitress. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: Also used adjectively; as, an overhead …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overhead engine — Overhead O ver*head , adv. Aloft; above; in or attached to the ceiling or roof; in the story or upon the floor above; in the zenith. [1913 Webster] While overhead the moon Sits arbitress. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: Also used adjectively; as, an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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  • Overhead expenses — Overhead charges O ver*head char ges, Overhead expenses O ver*head expenses, etc. (Accounting) Those general charges or expenses in any business which cannot be charged up as belonging exclusively to any particular part of the work or product, as …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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