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o·ver·hang • v. / ˌōvərˈhang/ (past and past part. -hung) [tr.] hang or extend outward over: a concrete path overhung by trees | [as adj.] (overhanging) overhanging branches. ∎ fig. loom over: the film's mood is overhung with impending death. • n. / ˈōvərˌhang/ a part of something that sticks out or hangs over another thing: he crouched beneath an overhang of bushes.

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overhang.
1. Projection of part of a structure beyond the portion below, e.g. an oriel or jetty projecting beyond the naked of the wall below.

2. Wall not upright, but with its naked sloping outwards and upwards, i.e. the opposite of batter.

3. Corbel.

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