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overhang

verb [T]  /ˌoʊ·vərˈhæŋ/ ( past tense and past participle overhung  /ˌoʊ·vərˈhʌŋ/) us  
(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]  /ˈoʊ·vərˌhæŋ/ us  
The house has a deep overhang facing the southern sun.
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