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overlaying

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 3)

as in underlying, superimposed

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overlaying

noun

Synonyms of overlaying (Entry 2 of 3)

as in overlying, overspreading

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overlaying

verb
present participle of overlay

Synonyms of overlaying (Entry 3 of 3)

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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“Overlaying.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overlaying. Accessed 24 Oct. 2021.

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