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English definition of “overhang”

overhang

verb [T]    /ˌoʊ·vərˈhæŋ/ (past tense and past participle overhung  /ˌoʊ·vərˈhʌŋ/)
(of something at a high level ) to stick out farther than something at a lower level and therefore not to have any support from below, or to hang over: The balcony overhangs the patio , creating a shady place to sit . overhang    /ˈoʊ·vərˌhæŋ/ noun [C] The house has a deep overhang facing the southern sun .
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