Overpass

Definition of Overpass

O`ver`pass´
v. t.1.To go over or beyond; to cross; as, to overpass a river; to overpass limits.
2.To pass above; - of roadways and other paths; as, the highway overpasses the railroad tracks.
3.To pass over; to omit; to overlook; to disregard.
All the beauties of the East
He slightly viewed and slightly overpassed.
- Milton.
4.To surpass; to excel.
v. i.1.To pass over, away, or off.
n.1.A road or other pathway which passes over another road, railroad, or other path; as, he stopped on the street under the railroad overpass.

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