Overhead

  • 1 Overhead — may be: Overhead (business), the ongoing operating costs of running a business Engineering overhead, ancillary design features required by a component of a device Computational overhead, ancillary computation required by an algorithm or program… …

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  • 2 Overhead — (v. engl.: over über; head Kopf) ist ein in verschiedenen Bereichen verwendeter Anglizismus, den man oft mit „Mehraufwand“ übersetzen kann. Overhead bezeichnet: allgemein (evtl. entbehrlichen) Mehraufwand, der nicht direkt Nutzen erzeugt Overhead …

    Deutsch Wikipedia

  • 3 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

  • 4 overhead — over·head / ō vər ˌhed/ n: business expenses (as rent or insurance) not chargeable to a particular part of the work or product Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996. overhead …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 overhead — [ō′vər hed΄; ] for adv. [ ō΄vər hed′] adj. 1. a) located or operating above the level of the head ☆ b) designating a door, as of a garage, that moves into place overhead when opened 2. in the sky 3. on a higher level, with reference to related… …

    English World dictionary

  • 6 overhead — o ver*head , n. 1. same as {overhead expenses}. [PJC] 2. A compartment on a train, bus, or airplane used for storage of luggage or accessory equipment; called also overhead compartment. [PJC] 3. (Sports) A stroke with a racket in which the ball… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 7 overhead — ► ADVERB ▪ above one s head; in the sky. ► ADJECTIVE 1) situated overhead. 2) (of a driving mechanism) above the object driven. 3) (of an expense) incurred in the upkeep or running of premises or a business. ► NOUN 1) an overhead cost or expense …

    English terms dictionary

  • 8 overhead — 1530s, above one s head (adv.), from OVER (Cf. over) + HEAD (Cf. head). The adjective is attested from 1874. As a noun, short for overhead costs, etc., it is attested from 1914 …

    Etymology dictionary

  • 9 overhead — [adj/adv] up above above, aerial, aloft, atop, hanging, in the sky, on high, over, overhanging, roof, skyward, upper, upward; concept 586 Ant. below, underfoot overhead [n] general, continuing costs of operation budget, burden, cost, depreciation …

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  • 10 Overhead — Cost; in die deutsche wirtschaftliche Umgangssprache übernommene Bezeichnung für ⇡ fixe Kosten bzw. ⇡ Gemeinkosten …

    Lexikon der Economics

  • 11 overhead — cost An indirect cost of an organization. Overheads are usually classified as manufacturing overheads, administration overheads, selling overheads, distribution overheads, and research and development costs …

    Accounting dictionary

  • 12 overhead — cost An indirect cost of an organization. Overheads are usually classified as manufacturing overheads, administration overheads, selling overheads, distribution overheads, and research and development costs …

    Big dictionary of business and management

  • 13 overhead — adv. /oh veuhr hed /; adj., n. /oh veuhr hed /, adv. 1. over one s head; aloft; up in the air or sky, esp. near the zenith: There was a cloud overhead. 2. so as to be completely submerged or deeply involved: to plunge overhead in water; to sink… …

    Universalium

  • 14 Overhead — Verlangsamung; Datenüberhang; Überhang; Verwaltungsaufwand; Verwaltungsdaten * * * Over|head [ oʊvɐhɛd], der; s [engl. overhead(s), zu: overhead = allgemein, gemein , eigtl. = über jmds. Kopf]: 1. (Wirtsch.) Gemeinkosten, zusätzliche K …

    Universal-Lexikon

  • 15 overhead — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun Overhead is used before these nouns: ↑cost, ↑expense {{Roman}}II.{{/Roman}} adj., adv. VERBS ▪ be ▪ appear, circle, fly …

    Collocations dictionary

  • 16 Overhead — Cet article a pour sujet le groupe français Overhead. Pour une définition du mot « overhead », voir l’article overhead du Wiktionnaire. Overhead est un groupe de jazz rock français formé initialement par Nicolas Leroux (auteur… …

    Wikipédia en Français

  • 17 overhead — o|ver|head1 [ˌəuvəˈhed US ˌouvər ] adv above your head or in the sky ▪ Bullets whizzed overhead. ▪ A plane flew overhead. >overhead adj ▪ overhead wires overhead 2 o|ver|head2 [ˈəuvəhed US ˈouvər ] n 1.) [U] AmE …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 18 overhead — ADJ: ADJ n (The adjective is pronounced [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)hed[/t]]. The adverb is pronounced [[t]o͟ʊvə(r)he̱d[/t]].) You use overhead to indicate that something is above you or above the place that you are talking about. She turned on the overhead… …

    English dictionary

  • 19 overhead — 1 adverb above your head: A plane flew overhead | Bullets whizzed overhead. overhead adjective: overhead wires 2 noun 1 (singular) especially AmE also overheads (plural) especially BrE money spent regularly on rent, insurance, electricity, and… …

    Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • 20 overhead — I UK [ˌəʊvə(r)ˈhed] / US [ˌoʊvərˈhed] / US [ˈoʊvərˌhed] adjective, adverb * above your head A large white bird flew silently overhead. She reached up for the overhead light. II UK [ˈəʊvə(r)ˌhed] / US [ˈoʊvərˌhed] noun [countable] Word forms… …

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