Overhang definitions

ō'vər-hăng'
To project or extend over.

Trees that overhang the stream.

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To loom over.

The threat of nuclear war overhangs modern society.

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To project over something.

In the shadow where the balcony overhangs.

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A projecting part, such as an architectural structure or a rock formation.
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An amount of projection.

An overhang of six inches.

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The part of a bow or stern that projects over the water.
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An excess of supply or capacity.

An unusually warm winter created an overhang in oil stocks.

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To hang or project over or beyond.
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To loom over; threaten.
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To hang over; project or jut out over something.
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One half the difference in span of the two wings on a biplane or the distance from the last outer strut to the tip of the wing on a monoplane.
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A projection of one part of a structure over another.
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The projection of one thing over or beyond another.
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The amount of such projection.
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An overhanging or projecting part, as the part of a ship's stern projecting beyond the sternpost.
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A surplus, as of a commodity, relative to current demand.
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An excess of money in circulation, relative to the amount of goods and services available for purchase.
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A condition in the stock market in which a large number of shares of stocks of a particular company are expected to be sold in the near future, which likely will depress the share price. A large number of stock sales may occur when the lock-up period of an initial public offering expires or when a corporation that owns the stock of another company wants to liquidate that holding. The overhang may occur because the company is planning on issuing new shares in a follow-on stock offering. It also may occur because a company is planning to sell shares of another company that it acquired as an investment.
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To hang over (something).
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The volume that tips the balance between the demand and the supply toward demand lagging supply.
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That portion of the roof structure that extends beyond the exterior walls of a building.
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A fatty roll of pubis flab that hangs over one's genitals, a FUPA.
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Origin of overhang

Old English oferhangan, corresponding to over- +"Ž hang.