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Definition of overhang noun from the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary

     

    overhang

     noun
    noun
    NAmE//ˈoʊvərˌhæŋ//
     
     
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  1. 1 the part of something that sticks out over and above something else The roof has an overhang to protect the walls from the rain.
  2. 2the amount by which something hangs over and above something else
  3. 3 [usually singular] (business) the state of being extra to what is required; the things that are extra attempts to reduce the overhang of unsold goods
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