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overhang

o·ver·hang

overhang

 
 
parts of speech:
transitive verb, intransitive verb, noun
part of speech: transitive verb
pronunciation: o vr haeng
inflections: overhanging, overhangs, overhung
definition 1: to extend out over.
The cliff overhangs the river.
synonyms:
extend, hang
similar words:
arch, bridge, lean, span, stretch, vault
definition 2: to hang above, as a cloud or danger.
A sense of dread overhung the frightened crowd.
synonyms:
hang
similar words:
dangle, impend
 
part of speech: intransitive verb
pronunciation: o vr haeng
definition: to project over something; stick out.
synonyms:
beetle, jut, project
similar words:
bulge, distend, extend, hang, protrude
 
part of speech: noun
pronunciation: o vr haeng
definition 1: that which overhangs; projection.
synonyms:
jut, projection
similar words:
eave, extension, ledge, prominence, protrusion, protuberance, salient
definition 2: the extent or distance of such a projection.
a four-foot overhang
similar words:
range