Definition of Overlay. Meaning of Overlay. Synonyms of Overlay

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Definition of Overlay

Overlay
Overlay O"ver*lay`, n. 1. A covering. --Sir W. Scott. 2. (Printing) A piece of paper pasted upon the tympan sheet to improve the impression by making it stronger at a particular place.
Overlay
Overlie O`ver*lie", v. t. [imp. Overlay; p. p. Overlain; p. pr. & vb. n. Overlying.] To lie over or upon; specifically, to suffocate by lying upon; as, to overlie an infant. --Quain. A woman by negligence overlieth her child in her sleeping. --Chaucer.

Meaning of Overlay from wikipedia

- Overlay may refer to: Overlay architecture, "event architecture" relating to the temporary elements that supplement existing buildings and infrastructure...
- An overlay network is a computer network that is layered on top of another network. Nodes in the overlay network can be thought of as being connected...
- In poker, an overlay is the gap between a poker tournament's guaranteed prize pool and the actual prize pool generated by entrants. For example, if a...
- overlaying means "the process of transferring a block of program code or other data into main memory, replacing what is already stored". Overlaying is...
- In computing, OverlayFS is a union mount filesystem implementation for Linux. It combines multiple different underlying mount points into one, resulting...
- Video overlay is any technique used to display a video window on a computer display while byp****ing the chain of CPU to graphics card to computer monitor...
- Currency overlay is a financial trading strategy or method conducted by specialist firms who manage the currency exposures of large clients, typically...
- In silicon wafer manufacturing overlay control is the control of pattern-to-pattern alignment necessary in the manufacture of silicon wafers. Silicon...
- In computing, hardware overlay, a type of video overlay, provides a method of rendering an image to a display screen with a dedicated memory buffer inside...
- telecommunications, an overlay plan is a telephone numbering plan that ****igns multiple area codes to a geographic numbering plan area (NPA). Overlaying area codes...
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