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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of overtop.


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  • The volume in overtops aggetto on the access to garage and it check the entrance to the property.

    Interior Photos of Duilio Damilano’s B-House

  • There are moments, I must say, when Mr. Hodges overtops himself.

    The Worst of All Possible Worlds

  • In the Carbonate Woodland Zone the pinyon – juniper woodland canopy overtops and spans the existing sagebrush and mountain brush communities.

    Ecoregions of Nevada (EPA)

  • I am a tall woman but he overtops me by a head; he must be far more than six feet tall.

    The White Queen

  • And the bad news about this is that, what that means is the homes that are right between the primary levee and the secondary levee, if the water overtops the first, and the mud levee stops the second, that means any homes right in the middle -- and it looks like just one long row of homes, they'd be in no man's land.

    CNN Transcript Mar 28, 2009

  • US debt overtops debts held by almost all other nations combined.

    Recession, the "R-word" and the "D-word"

  • There is also the possibility of lifting the building still higher if needed, for instance, if sea level rise exceeds the design parameters of the barriers and overtops them.

    Archive 2008-05-01

  • Some low-lying places will be protected for a time by mountain ranges, but when the water overtops them the flooding will reach there as well.

    Archive 2008-08-01

  • UNIDENTIFIED MALE: They will remain, regardless of whether the river overtops the levees or not.

    CNN Transcript Jun 13, 2008

  • Certainly the water could rise enough that it overtops a levee which is the most common way a levee would break down.

    CNN Transcript Jun 21, 2008


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