Definition of Overhang. Meaning of Overhang. Synonyms of Overhang

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Definition of Overhang

Overhang
Overhang O`ver*hang", v. t. [imp. & p. p. Overhung; p. pr. & vb. n. Overhanging.] 1. To impend or hang over. [R.] --Beau. & Fl. 2. To hang over; to jut or project over. --Pope.
Overhang
Overhang O`ver*hang", v. i. To jut over. --Milton.
Overhang
Overhang O`ver*hang`, n. (Arch.) 1. In a general sense, that which just out or projects; a projection; also, the measure of the projection; as, the overhang is five feet. 2. Specifically: The projection of an upper part (as a roof, an upper story, or other part) of a building beyond the lower part; as, the overhang of a roof, of the eaves, etc. 3. (Naut.) The portion of the bow or stem of a vessel that projects over the water beyond the water line. 4. (Mach.) The projection of a part beyond another part that is directly below it, or beyond a part by which it is supported; as, the overhang of a shaft; i. e., its projection beyond its bearing.

Meaning of Overhang from wikipedia

- Overhang may refer to: Debt overhang, a fiscal situation of a government Market overhang, a concept in marketing Monetary overhang, a phenomenon where...
- rear overhang. Practicality, style, and performance are affected by the size and weight of overhangs. Along with clearance, length of overhangs affects...
- In architecture, an overhang is a protruding structure that may provide protection for lower levels. Overhangs on two sides of Pennsylvania Dutch barns...
- Overhang seats can arise in elections under the traditional (i.e. as it originated in Germany) mixed member proportional (MMP) system, when a party's share...
- Debt overhang is the condition of an organization (for example, a business, government, or family) that has existing debt so great that it cannot easily...
- Monetary overhang is a phenomenon in which people have money holdings because of a lack of ability to spend them. This is a phenomenon often present with...
- edges of the roof which overhang the face of a wall and, normally, project beyond the side of a building. The eaves form an overhang to throw water clear...
- Market overhang is a term derived from the physical world meaning things that stick out or hang over another thing. Often from the viewpoint of standing...
- strand, creating either 3' or 5' overhangs. These overhangs are in most cases palindromic. The simplest case of an overhang is a single nucleotide. This is...
- overhang is a rock face or artificial climbing wall with a slope of more than 90°, i.e. it slopes beyond the vertical. Particularly severe overhangs that...
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