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Meaning of overlay

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From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

      n 1: 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 [syn: {sheathing}, {overlay}, {overlayer}]
      2: a layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood
         veneer) applied over a surface
      v 1: put something on top of something else; "cover the meat
           with a lot of gravy" [syn: {overlay}, {cover}]
      2: kill by lying on; "The sow overlay her piglets" [syn:
         {overlie}, {overlay}]

Source : WordNet ® Princeton University. 2010.

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