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  • v. Present participle of overlay.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. A superficial covering; a coating.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. A superficial covering.
  • n. In printing, the act or art of using overlays.


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  • But now, on-the-fly subtitle overlaying can be done by any television channel, as the suite is fixed to the broadcasters 'main server, "said Mahesh Kulkarni, programme coordinator of Graphic Intelligence Based Script Technology (Gist), the group at C-DAC which works on multilingual computing tools.


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  • In the Bible, infants 'deaths are called "overlaying" and as recently as the early

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