Meaning of OVERHEAD in English
[over.head] adv (15c): above one's head: aloft
over.head adj (1874) 1 a: operating, lying, or coming from above b: having the driving part above the part driven "valves operated by an ~ camshaft"
2: of or relating to overhead "~ costs" over.head n (1914) 1: business expenses (as rent, insurance, or heating) not chargeable to a particular part of the work or product
2: ceiling; esp: the ceiling of a ship's compartment
3: a stroke in a racket game made above head height: smash
Merriam-Webster English vocab. Английский словарь Merriam Webster. 2012