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overhead

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Noun, Adjective, Adverb
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o=ver=head
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2 in 2 verses (in NT : 2 in 2 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

overheadadv. 
     Aloft; above; in or attached to the ceiling or roof; in the story or upon the floor above; in the zenith.  [1913 Webster]
    "Also used adjectively; as, an overhead crane, gear, etc."  [1913 Webster]
    "While overhead the moon
    Sits arbitress.
    "  [1913 Webster]
Overhead engine, a vertical steam engine in which the cylinder stands above the crank. -- Overhead work, a general term in manufactories for countershafting and gearing, when overhead.
overheadn. 
  •  same as overhead expenses.  [PJC]
  •  A compartment on a train, bus, or airplane used for storage of luggage or accessory equipment; called also overhead compartment.  [PJC]
  •  A stroke with a racket in which the ball is struck with the racket over the head, moving in a downward motion; also called overhead stroke.  [PJC]

OXFORD DICTIONARY

overhead, adv., adj., & n.
--adv.
1 above one's head.
2 in the sky or in the storey above.
--adj.
1 (of a driving mechanism etc.) above the object driven.
2 (of expenses) arising from general running costs, as distinct from particular business transactions.
--n. (in pl. or US in sing.) overhead expenses.

THESAURUS

overhead

above, abovestairs, airward, aloft, aloof, budget, budget items, burden of expenditure, carrying charge, ceiling, charges, cost, cost of living, cost-of-living allowance, cost-of-living index, costs, direct costs, disbursals, distributed costs, eaves, elevated, expenditures, expense, expense account, expenses, general expenses, high, high up, housetop, in the air, in the clouds, indirect costs, labor costs, lantern, liabilities, maintenance, material costs, on high, on stilts, on the peak, on tiptoe, operating costs, operating expense, outlay, over, overhead, penthouse, plafond, prime cost, raised, replacement cost, ridgepole, roof, roof garden, roof-deck, roofage, roofing, roofpole, rooftop, rooftree, shingles, skylight, skyward, slates, straight up, swindle sheet, tiles, tiptoe, to the zenith, top, unit cost, up, upper, upstairs, upward, upwards

ROGET THESAURUS

overhead

Height

N height, altitude, elevation, eminence, pitch, loftiness, sublimity, tallness, stature, procerity, prominence, colossus, giant, grenadier, giraffe, camelopard, mount, mountain, hill alto, butte, monticle, fell, knap, cape, headland, foreland, promontory, ridge, hog's back, dune, rising ground, vantage ground, down, moor, moorland, Alp, uplands, highlands, heights, knob, loma, pena, picacho, tump, knoll, hummock, hillock, barrow, mound, mole, steeps, bluff, cliff, craig, tor, peak, pike, clough, escarpment, edge, ledge, brae, dizzy height, tower, pillar, column, obelisk, monument, steeple, spire, minaret, campanile, turret, dome, cupola, skyscraper, pole, pikestaff, maypole, flagstaff, top mast, topgallant mast, ceiling, high water, high tide, flood tide, spring tide, altimetry, batophobia, satellite, spy-in-the-sky, high, elevated, eminent, exalted, lofty, tall, gigantic, Patagonian, towering, beetling, soaring, hanging (gardens), elevated, upper, highest, high reaching, insessorial, perching, upland, moorland, hilly, knobby, mountainous, alpine, subalpine, heaven kissing, cloudtopt, cloudcapt, cloudtouching, aerial, overhanging, incumbent, overlying, superincumbent, supernatant, superimposed, prominent, tall as a maypole, tall as a poplar, tall as a steeple, lanky, on high, high up, aloft, up, above, aloof, overhead, airwind, upstairs, abovestairs, in the clouds, on tiptoe, on stilts, on the shoulders of, over head and ears, breast high, over, upwards, from top to bottom, e meglio cader dalle finistre che dal tetto.


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