Overhung
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]


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  • Overhung — O ver*hung , a. 1. Covered over; ornamented with hangings. Carlyle. [1913 Webster] 2. Suspended from above or from the top. [1913 Webster] {Overhung door}, a sliding door, suspended door, suspended from the top, as upon rollers. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overhung — v. /oh veuhr hung /; adj. /oh veuhr hung /, v. 1. pt. and pp. of overhang. adj. 2. hung or suspended from above: an overhung door. [1700 10; OVER + HUNG] * * * …   Universalium

  • Overhung — The state of having an hangover. Sam was so overhung that morning that he didn t recognise his girlfriend …   Dictionary of american slang

  • Overhung — The state of having an hangover. Sam was so overhung that morning that he didn t recognise his girlfriend …   Dictionary of american slang

  • overhung — [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)hʌ̱ŋ[/t]] Overhung is the past tense and past participle of overhang …   English dictionary

  • overhung — o|ver|hung [ˌəuvəˈhʌŋ US ˌouvər ] v the past tense and past participle of ↑overhang 1 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • overhung — o|ver|hung the past participle of overhang1 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • overhung — o·ver hang || ‚əʊvÉ™(r)hæŋ n. projection of one thing over another; extent of projection; amount to which an upper wing extends over a lower wing (Aeronautics) v. project, protrude above; threaten, impend …   English contemporary dictionary

  • overhung — verb the past tense and past participle of overhang 1 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • overhung — UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈhʌŋ] / US [ˌoʊvərˈhʌŋ] the past participle of overhang II …   English dictionary

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