roof overhead

 A building or shelter; basic necessities.

American business jargon. 2014.

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  • Overhead — O ver*head , adv. Aloft; above; in or attached to the ceiling or roof; in the story or upon the floor above; in the zenith. [1913 Webster] While overhead the moon Sits arbitress. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: Also used adjectively; as, an overhead …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overhead engine — Overhead O ver*head , adv. Aloft; above; in or attached to the ceiling or roof; in the story or upon the floor above; in the zenith. [1913 Webster] While overhead the moon Sits arbitress. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: Also used adjectively; as, an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Overhead work — Overhead O ver*head , adv. Aloft; above; in or attached to the ceiling or roof; in the story or upon the floor above; in the zenith. [1913 Webster] While overhead the moon Sits arbitress. Milton. [1913 Webster] Note: Also used adjectively; as, an …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • overhead — [adj/adv] up above above, aerial, aloft, atop, hanging, in the sky, on high, over, overhanging, roof, skyward, upper, upward; concept 586 Ant. below, underfoot overhead [n] general, continuing costs of operation budget, burden, cost, depreciation …   New thesaurus

  • roof — n. & v. n. (pl. roofs or disp. rooves) 1 a the upper covering of a building, usu. supported by its walls. b the top of a covered vehicle. c the top inner surface of an oven, refrigerator, etc. 2 the overhead rock in a cave or mine etc. 3 the… …   Useful english dictionary

  • roof — Synonyms and related words: Dymaxion house, French roof, M roof, White House, abiding place, abode, address, adobe house, ancestral halls, apex, barrack roof, bonnet, building, bulkhead, cantonment, cap, casa, ceil, ceiling, chamber, chimney… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • overhead — Synonyms and related words: above, abovestairs, airward, aloft, aloof, budget, budget items, burden of expenditure, carrying charge, ceiling, charges, cost, cost of living, cost of living allowance, cost of living index, costs, direct costs,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • roof — ruːf n. exterior upper covering of a building v. cover with a roof, construct an overhead covering for a building …   English contemporary dictionary

  • Roof stand — The electrical supply for the building runs from the street mains (overhead) to the stand, and descends on a cable running through the stand into the structure …   Wikipedia

  • Retractable roof — A retractable roof is a kinetic architectural element used in many sports venues, in which a roof made of a suitable material can readily be mechanically deployed from some retracted or open position into a closed or extended position that… …   Wikipedia

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