Words nearby overlaid
Definition for overlaid (2 of 3)
verb (used with object), o·ver·laid, o·ver·lay·ing.
- a shaped piece of paper, or a sheet of paper reinforced at the proper places by shaped pieces, put on the tympan of a press to increase or equalize the impression.
- a method of preparing copy for multicolor printing, in which matter for each color is prepared on a transparent sheet that is placed over a key plate, usually the one to be printed in black.
- the sheet or sheets so prepared.
Definition for overlaid (3 of 3)
Examples from the Web for overlaid
The plaque honoring “la Nueve” speaks to how memory is often overlaid by the hedging of history.
The repressiveness of the Burmese junta is overlaid with mysticism that can often border on the bizarre.
It is overlaid by a soil of mixed clay and sand, six feet thick.The Exploring Expedition to the Rocky Mountains, Oregon and California|Brevet Col. J.C. Fremont
Hollar's views show us that Inigo Jones overlaid these towers with a new coating, and finished them off with turrets.Bell's Cathedrals: The Cathedral Church of St. Paul|Arthur Dimock
The sun and wind had overlaid the delicate bloom of her cheek with rose.Country Neighbors|Alice Brown
Now the question is, whether all these were gilt, or covered, or overlaid with gold plates.
There is an ancient Groote Kerk, overlaid with colors that are rarely found outside of Holland.The Other Fellow|F. Hopkinson Smith