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overhead

adjective, adverb [not gradable]  /ˈoʊ·vərˌhed/ us  

overhead adjective, adverb [not gradable] (IN AIR)

at a level higher than a person’s head; in the air or the sky above the place where you are: overhead lighting A flock of geese flew overhead.

overhead

noun [U]  /ˈoʊ·vərˌhed/ us  

overhead noun [U] (EXPENSES)

the regular and necessary costs, such as rent, heat, electricity, and telephone, involved in operating a business: overhead expenses
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