bridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels
To pass above; -- of roadways and other paths; as, the highway overpasses the railroad tracks.
A road or other pathway which passes over another road, railroad, or other path; as, he stopped on the street under the railroad overpass.
A section of a road or path that crosses over an obstacle, especially another road, railway, etc.
The homeless man had built a little shelter, complete with cook-stove, beneath a concrete overpass.
To pass above something, as when flying or moving on a higher road.
Gillian watched the overpassing shoppers on the second floor of the mall, as she relaxed in the bench on the ground floor.
To exceed, overstep, or transcend a limit, threshold, or goal.
To disregard, skip, or miss something.
"Don't overpass those cheeses; they're really quite excellent!" gushed Terry, pointing to the buffet table.
An overpass is a bridge, road, railway or similar structure that crosses over another road or railway. An overpass and underpass together form a grade separation. Stack interchanges are made up of many overpasses.
Chambers 20th Century Dictionary
ō-vėr-pas′, v.t. to pass over: to pass by without notice.—pa.p. Overpast′ (B.), that has already passed.
Passover, pass over
The numerical value of overpass in Chaldean Numerology is: 8
The numerical value of overpass in Pythagorean Numerology is: 7
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Right now I’m driving up I-5 and I just passed an overpass with about 15 people who were holding Trump Pence signs and waving flags, along the whole way I only saw a few Hillary signs.
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