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overlay

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[ verb oh-ver-ley; noun oh-ver-ley ]
/ verb ˌoʊ vərˈleɪ; noun ˈoʊ vərˌleɪ /
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verb (used with object), o·ver·laid, o·ver·lay·ing.
noun
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Origin of overlay

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Middle English word dating back to 1250–1300; see origin at over-, lay1

Other definitions for overlay (2 of 2)

overlay2
[ oh-ver-ley ]
/ ˌoʊ vərˈleɪ /

verb
simple past tense of overlie.
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British Dictionary definitions for overlay

overlay

verb (ˌəʊvəˈleɪ) -lays, -laying or -laid (tr)
noun (ˈəʊvəˌleɪ)
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