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overlies

verb , present tense third-person singular of overlie

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1 to lie over parts of one another
  • the puzzle pieces overlay one another in complete disarray on the floor
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2 to form a layer over
  • there will be freezing rain tonight, so we can expect to find a thick layer of ice overlying the car windshield in the morning
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