verb (used with object), o·ver·hung, o·ver·hang·ing.
verb (used without object), o·ver·hung, o·ver·hang·ing.
- overhand knot,
- overhead camshaft,
- overhead door
Origin of overhang
Examples from the Web for overhang
Hamstrung by the lower standards of the boom years, it reported that it was still coping with the overhang of the bubble.
Roll out the remaining dough to cover the top of the dish with some overhang.
It will be seen from the plan that the overhang aft runs out into a point, and that there is thus no transom.The South Pole, Volumes 1 and 2|Roald Amundsen
Masses of red valerian, and some of the graceful bright rose-bay willow-herb, give colour to the banks and overhang the walls.Devon, Its Moorlands, Streams and Coasts|Rosalind Northcote
They felt safer in their boat, adrift in a tree-bordered lagoon, even if dark, mysterious foliage did overhang them.Captain Ted|Louis Pendleton
Here and there the rock juts out among the villas that overhang the river, while verdure shows on the high banks.Old Continental Towns|Walter M. Gallichan
One bank of it is covered with dark trees that overhang and make green pictures of themselves in the water when the wind is still.Pond and Stream|Arthur Ransome
verb (ˌəʊvəˈhæŋ) -hangs, -hanging or -hung
- half the difference in span of the main supporting surfaces of a biplane or other multiplane
- the distance from the outer supporting strut of a wing to the wing tip