pronunciation note: The adjective is pronounced (oʊvəʳgraʊnd
). The adverb is pronounced (oʊvəʳgraʊnd
In an overground transport
system, vehicles run on the surface of the ground, rather than below it.
Bus routes and railways, both overground and underground, converged on the station.
...the overground section of the Metropolitan line.
There are plans to run the line overground close to the village of Boxley.
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