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overlay

verb

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1 to form a layer over
  • you should apply a coat of primer first, and then overlay it with two coats of paint

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2 to lie over parts of one another
  • cedar shingles overlaying one another on the roof

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The first known use of overlay was in the 14th century

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“Overlay.” The Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overlay. Accessed 8 December 2019.

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