Definition of Overlay

  • (v. t.) To lay, or spread, something over or across; hence, to cover; to overwhelm; to press excessively upon.
  • (v. t.) To smother with a close covering, or by lying upon.
  • (v. t.) To put an overlay on.
  • (n.) A covering.
  • (n.) A piece of paper pasted upon the tympan sheet to improve the impression by making it stronger at a particular place.
  • (imp.) of Overlie

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