Meaning of OVERHEAD in English


[over.head] adv (15c): above one's head: aloft

[2]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" [3]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

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