Meaning of OVERHEAD in English

OVERHEAD

I.

noun

Overhead is used before these nouns: ↑ cost , ↑ expense

II.

adj. , adv.

VERBS

▪ be

▪ appear , circle , fly , gather , hover , pass , soar , wheel

The seagulls circled ~.

Storm clouds were gathering ~.

▪ buzz , roar , scream , whirr

Helicopters buzzed ~.

▪ shine

The sun shone ~.

ADVERB

▪ directly

The storm must be directly ~.

▪ nearly

▪ high

The moon was high ~.

▪ low

aircraft passing low ~

Overhead is used with these nouns: ↑ cable , ↑ compartment , ↑ cost , ↑ expense , ↑ fan , ↑ imagery , ↑ kick , ↑ lamp , ↑ light , ↑ lighting , ↑ projector , ↑ shot , ↑ smash , ↑ wire

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