Examples of overlie in a Sentence
the puzzle pieces overlay one another in complete disarray on the floor
there will be freezing rain tonight, so we can expect to find a thick layer of ice overlying the car windshield in the morning
Recent Examples of overlie from the Web
To successfully extrapolate flesh from bone, Carr and his team needed to know how different bone textures track with the structures of overlying soft tissue in living animals.
U-series dating of the stones overlying the crucial layer pointed to a minimum age of 71,000 years ago, with a margin of error of 7,000 years.
Last year's viral craze, Pokémon Go, is no longer flooding parks, churches and main streets with smartphone-toting users trying to catch the virtual monsters that overlay onto real-world streets, lawns and benches.
Recently Google examined brain waves to find new ways to evaluate user response to overlay ads in YouTube videos.
The water tank and the natural shielding provided by the tons of overlying rock still aren't enough to ensure minimal radiation interference, however.
Mongolia’s Gobi desert is the world’s richest fossil area, overlying vast lakes and rivers that were a prehistoric paradise for plant life and dinosaurs.
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