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overhang

2 noun
     
Related topics: Buildings
o‧ver‧hang2 [C,usually singular]
1TBB a rock, roof etc that hangs over something else:
We stood under the overhang while it rained.
2 the amount by which something hangs over something else:
a five-foot overhang

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