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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.
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Set around a central top-lit atrium, the building is square in plan with a cast in-situ concrete first floor slab which overhangs the ground floor, shading it from summer sun.
Roof overhangs, which can be designed to allow winter sun to pass through windows, while helping to block summer sun (see sketch, below fight);