Definition of overlie verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

overlie

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈlaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈlaɪ//
 
Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they overlie
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈlaɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈlaɪ//
 
he / she / it overlies
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈlaɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈlaɪz//
 
past simple overlay
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈleɪ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈleɪ//
 
past participle overlain
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈleɪn//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈleɪn//
 
-ing form overlying
BrE BrE//ˌəʊvəˈlaɪɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌoʊvərˈlaɪɪŋ//
 
 
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[intransitive, transitive] overlie (something) (specialist) to lie over something overlying rock
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