What does overhang mean?

Definitions for overhangˌoʊ vərˈhæŋ; ˈoʊ vərˌhæŋ

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word overhang.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. overhang(verb)

    projection that extends beyond or hangs over something else

  2. overhang(verb)

    project over

  3. overhang, beetle(verb)

    be suspended over or hang over

    "This huge rock beetles over the edge of the town"

Wiktionary

  1. overhang(Noun)

    The volume that tips the balance between the demand and the supply toward demand lagging supply.

  2. overhang(Noun)

    That portion of the roof structure that extends beyond the exterior walls of a building.

  3. overhang(Noun)

    A fatty roll of pubis flab that hangs over one's genitals, a FUPA

  4. overhang(Verb)

    To hang over (something).

  5. Origin: oferhangan, corresponding to .

Freebase

  1. Overhang

    Overhangs are the lengths of a car, at the front and rear, which extend beyond the wheelbase. They are normally described as front overhang and rear overhang. Practicality, style, and performance are affected by the size and weight of overhangs.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Overhang

    ō-vėr-hang′, v.t. to hang over: to project over: to impend: to overlade with ornamentation.—v.i. to hang over.—n. O′verhang, a projecting part, the degree of projection, of roofs, &c.—adj. Overhung′, covered over, adorned with hangings.

Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of overhang in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of overhang in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. The Gulf delegate:

    There is no overhang, there is no floating oil looking for a market.

  2. Carsten Fritsch:

    Brent could see further declines now, given the large overhang of speculative long positions.

  3. Terry Sandven:

    The stocks are struggling to maintain their swagger and said there is also the seasonality overhang as we go into summer when complacency sets in.

  4. Mario Draghi:

    It does not eliminate the debt overhang that affects parts of the Union. It does not eliminate the high level of structural unemployment that haunts too many countries. And it does not eliminate the need for perfecting the institutional set-up of our monetary union.

  5. Mario Draghi:

    This is by no means the end of our challenges, and a cyclical recovery alone does not solve all of Europe’s problems, it does not eliminate the debt overhang that affects parts of the Union. It does not eliminate the high level of structural unemployment that haunts too many countries. And it does not eliminate the need for perfecting the institutional set-up of our monetary union.

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