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overhang

verb [T]  us   /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
noun [C]  us   /ˈoʊ·vərˌhæŋ/
The house has a deep overhang facing the southern sun.
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