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Noun
A part that sticks out from the general mass of something
“Looking towards the mountain above, he saw an overhang with a ledge below it containing a large nest.”
Noun
Overhang on hill or mountain
Noun
Also, that which resembles such a shelf in form or use, as a projecting ridge or part, or a molding or edge in joinery
Noun
A headland or promontory
Noun
A thin, flat piece of cloth, paper, metal, etc. that is hinged or attached on one side only and covers an opening or hangs down from something
Verb
Hang or extend outwards over
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“Second stories often overhang rows of houses in the narrow streets of the old European city.”
Verb
To remain poised to inflict harm, danger, or distress on
“The problem of how he might be able to afford sending his children to college has been overhanging him for several years.”
Verb
To be about to happen
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To extend outward beyond a usual point
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Have a commanding position over; overlook
Verb
To make dark or gloomy
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Attach or be attached to a hook on a wall
Verb
To lie over parts of one another
Verb
Be in or move into a sloping position
Adjective
Especially of something larger than normal for its type
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