: a bridge that allows a road or railroad to cross over another
Full Definition of OVERPASS
: a crossing of two highways or of a highway and pedestrian path or railroad at different levels where clearance to traffic on the lower level is obtained by elevating the higher level; also: the upper level of such a crossing
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Examples of OVERPASS
Boys stood beneath the highway overpass.
Traffic was stalled on the overpass.
First Known Use of OVERPASS
OVERPASS Defined for Kids
Definition of OVERPASS for Kids
: a crossing (as of two highways or a highway and a railroad) at different levels usually by means of a bridge