Definition of Overlies

1. Verb. (third-person singular of overlie) ¹



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Definition of Overlies

1. overlie [v] - See also: overlie

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Overlies

overletting
overleverage
overleveraged
overleverages
overleveraging
overlewd
overliberal
overliberally
overlick
overlicked
overlicking
overlicks
overlie
overlier
overliers
overlies (current term)
overlight
overlighted
overlighting
overlights
overline
overlined
overlines
overliness
overling
overlinger
overlingered
overlingering
overlingers
overlings

Literary usage of Overlies

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1. Geological Magazine by Henry Woodward (1906)
"... overlies the wing, but, for the sake of clearness, has been omitted from the drawing, and the nervures of the wing are continued by dotted lines over ..."

2. Man and the Glacial Period by George Frederick Wright, Henry Williamson Haynes (1892)
"Ideal section, showing how the till overlies the stratified rocks. 3. Transported boulders. Where there is a current of water deep enough to ..."

3. The Ancient Volcanoes of Great Britain by Archibald Geikie (1897)
"He has observed that, allowing for irregularities of form, the mass of gabbro obliquely overlies the basalts as a great sheet, not necessarily due to a ..."

4. Practical Manual of Minerals, Mines and Mining: Comprising Suggestions as to by Henry Stafford Osborn (1887)
"... and other tools and fixtures as enumerated in the usual catalogues of such machinery. To start a well where the soil overlies the rock, ..."

5. Physical diagnosis by Wallace Dickinson Rose (1917)
"PHYSICAL DIAGNOSIS left mid-Poupart lines, overlies the small intestines, the mesentery, the great omentum, the kidneys, and the transverse colon. ..."

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