Overhead

Definition of Overhead

O`ver`head´
adv.1.Aloft; above; in or attached to the ceiling or roof; in the story or upon the floor above; in the zenith.
While overhead the moon
Sits arbitress.
- Milton.
Overhead engine
a vertical steam engine in which the cylinder stands above the crank.
Overhead work
a general term in manufactories for countershafting and gearing, when overhead.
n.1.same as overhead expenses.
2.A compartment on a train, bus, or airplane used for storage of luggage or accessory equipment; called also overhead compartment.
3.(Sports) A stroke with a racket in which the ball is struck with the racket over the head, moving in a downward motion; also called overhead stroke.

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