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o·ver·hang

(ō'vĕr-hang),
1. An excess of dental filling material beyond the cavity margin or normal tooth contour.
2. The unpaired end portion of one strand of a double-stranded nucleic acid chain.

overhang

[-hang]
Etymology: AS, ofer + hangian, to hang
an excess of dental filling material that projects beyond the margin of a tooth cavity preparation. It can trigger gingivitis or periodontitis by providing a harbor for bacteria.

o·ver·hang

(ō'vĕr-hang)
1. Excess of dental filling material beyond the cavity margin or normal tooth contour.
2. Unpaired end portion of one strand of a double-stranded nucleic acid chain.

o·ver·hang

(ō'vĕr-hang-ing)
Excess of dental filling material beyond cavity margin or normal tooth contour.

overhang,

n an excess filling material projecting beyond cavity margins.
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It shows that the buildup of overhang in the first half of the 2000s was associated with a decline in the optimal level of structures, while the actual level of structures continued to increase at a pace similar to the one before 2000, only starting to slow down in 2008 (figure 3).
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If you make sure you have a two-foot or larger roof overhang all around your buildings, your siding and paint and windows and doors will all last decades longer.
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According to our measure, the overhang in aggregate equipment was surprisingly modest in 2000-01, and it has been worked off so that there currently may be an aggregate equipment shortage.
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It retrofits almost any bench that has a minimum 2" overhang at the sides and a minimum 1/4" overhang at the rear.
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