Meaning of OVERHEAD in English


adv., adj., & n.


1. above one's head.

2 in the sky or in the storey above.


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.

Oxford English vocab.      Оксфордский английский словарь.