Definition of overhang noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



    BrE BrE//ˈəʊvəhæŋ//
    ; NAmE NAmE//ˈoʊvərhæŋ//
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  1. 1the 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, especially North American English) the state of being extra to what is required; the things that are extra attempts to reduce the overhang of unsold goods
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: overhang

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