overhung overhung  /oʊ vər ˈhəŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else
  2. (v) project over
  3. (v) be suspended over or hang over

Usage(s):

  1. And no place is more Martian in character than the McMurdo Dry Valleys, a wedge of rugged, rocky terrain stippled with ice-covered lakes and overhung by glaciers.
  2. Mass bombing, probably by night, is a spectre that has overhung Great Britain for ten solid weeks.
  3. A heavy blue haze overhung the entire state, making it difficult for planes to spot new fires before they got out of control.

News

  • 'The way we live' in home ruined by runoff from camp

    WOODRIDGE — Through the doorway overhung with a stained-glass plaque that says "Bless This Home" and past the rebuilt kitchen, Vladimir Loos opens file after file of pictures and videos documenting a nightmare.
    on July 31, 2013     Source: Middletown Times Herald-Record

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