Definitions for overlay

Definitions for (noun) overlay

Main entry: overlay

Definition: a layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface

Main entry: sheathing, overlay, overlayer

Definition: protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior

Definitions for (verb) overlay

Main entry: overlay, overlie

Definition: kill by lying on

Usage: The sow overlay her piglets

Main entry: overlay, cover

Definition: put something on top of something else

Usage: cover the meat with a lot of gravy

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