Now take of the icing sugar and fill your paper funnel as if for cake icing, and overline the pencil marks you made on the stone.
There are also some characters with a macron or overline (straight line) above them.
Some vowels were written with an overline—here shown as a tilde—representing a following nasal (m or n).
There are also a few Greek words in the Index, and a handful of letters with overline or macron, such as .
The letter n with overline is shown as (n-tilde) for better font support.
The overline never occurs in a partial line, as at paragraph-end.