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From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishoverlaido‧ver‧laid /ˌəʊvəˈleɪd $ ˌoʊvər-/  x-refthe past tense and past participle of overlay
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overlaidThe separate polygons showing the hydrological, biological and water quality parameters of Lake Tahoe should be capable of being overlaid.For ten minutes now, the roar of the engines had been overlaid by a scraping, spluttering sound.The candour, the openness that had come from David's stubborn trust in himself had been overlaid by his new self-confidence.Time has since overlaid this corpus with errors that obscure what the original patriarchs taught to their descendants.Construction: shingle construction - sections of fibre are sewn to the outer and liner and overlaid to eliminate any cold spots.The floor was the beaten and smoothed sand of the desert covered in layers of mats and overlaid with fine carpets.The body has a base colour of yellow, overlaid with orange or flushed-red spots.Technical and safety arguments were overlaid with the issue of national technological pride.
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