Definition of 'overhang'
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This is particularly important if your trees overhang another property or a right of way. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Press it down on to the base but leave the overhang. The Sun (2014)Trim pastry overhang before removing the collar. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They lived in a cabin under an overhanging rock to protect it from discovery from the air. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Some of the earliest to appear are under overhanging trees on grassy lawns in sheltered gardens. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Make sure to leave a slight overhang to allow the pastry to shrink during cooking. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Leave the excess pastry overhanging the sides. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Last night we stupidly moored beneath an overhanging tree that must have been infested with fire ants. Times, Sunday Times (2007) Leave a decent overhang in case of shrinkage. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Leave a little excess pastry overhanging the sides to allow for shrinkage. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The shadow of the huge overhang above us put paid to any idea of climbing in socks without ropes. A BOOK OF LANDS AND PEOPLES (2003)Are your pots all in place, protected by walls or overhanging roofs? Times, Sunday Times (2016)Line the moulds with clingfilm, leaving a huge overhang. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Police drilled holes into an overhanging roof in the property's porch area as an extensive search continued. Times, Sunday Times (2012)Trim any excess pastry, leaving a 1cm overhang. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Roll pastry to fit tin, with 1cm overhang. Times, Sunday Times (2010)
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Translations for 'overhang'
British English: overhang VERB
If one thing overhangs another, it sticks out over and above it.
Part of the rock wall overhung the path at one point.
British English: overhang NOUN
An overhang is the part of something that sticks out over and above something else.
A sharp overhang of rock gave them cover.
Definition of overhang from the Collins English Dictionary
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