Definitions

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  • adj. Higher than is standard or (transport, law, of a vehicle) higher than is allowed.
  • n. An excess of height.

Etymologies

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over +‎ height

Examples

  • Left unmentioned was his key role in the most politically fraught matters to embroil the Fenty administration -- such as his decision to settle with controversial contractor Banneker Ventures over the cancellation of parks contracts or his role in having D.C. Council Chairman Vincent Gray's overheight fence removed.

    As Fenty softens, Peter Nickles offers no quarter

  • An overheight building near the Comox Valley Airport on Vancouver Island could limit the number of flights that take off and land in bad weather.

    CBC | Top Stories News

  • Trucks with snow and ice piled on their roofs are tripping sensors designed to detect overheight trucks as they approach the Squirrel Hill and Fort Pitt tunnels.

    post-gazette.com - News

  • Sanford is facing a charge of driving an overheight truck.

    News Channel 9: Local News

  • I know there’s a knock-out panel on the mezzanine level to connect to the north side of 41st Ave in future – prsumably they could also connect to Oakridge Mall underground – through what is currently underground parkade or overheight ceiling airspace in the underground parkade.

    My first ride on the Canada Line « Stephen Rees's blog

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