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Definition of the noun overline

What does overline mean as a name of something?


  1. A line drawn over text or a repeating decimal.

Definition of the verb overline

What does overline mean as a doing word?


  1. To draw a line over or above text.


Overline: An overline or overbar or overscore, refers to the typographical feature of a line drawn immediately above the text, for example used to indicate medieval sigla. Specifically, a line drawn over one symbol is a macron, and a line over a collection of symbols is a vinculum. Marking one or more words with a continuous line above the characters is also described as "overstriking".

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Google previewHandbook for Newspaper Workers, Treating Grammar, Punctuation, English, Diction, Journalistic Structure, Typographical Style, Accuracy, Headlines, Proofreading, Copyreading, Type, Cuts, Libel, and Other Matters of Office Practice (1921)

by Grant Milnor Hyde

An Overline is a headline of one or more lines that is placed above an illustration. It usually contains a verb and resembles other headlines ...

Google previewMethods and Models in Statistics (2004)

In Honour of Professor John Nelder, FRS.

The first overline means averaging 0 over p(9 | T) , and the second means our estimate of the 'least false' parameter value, usually the posterior mean of 6 (but perhaps the median or mode of the posterior distribution) .

Google previewPlasma Processes and Plasma Kinetics (2008)

580 Worked-Out Problems for Science and Technology by Boris M. Smirnov

Here an overline means an average over scattering angles, Ne is the electron number density, ε, ε are the energies ofa fast electron before and after collision, and the summation takes place over repeating indices. Use a small change of the ...

Google previewEllis' British Railway Engineering Encyclopaedia (2006)

See also Overline Bridge (OB). OA&GBR The Pre- Grouping Oldham, Ashton-under-Lyne & Guide Bridge Railway, a Great Central and London & North Western joint enterprise. OB See Overbridge. See also Overline ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: The Century dictionary ... prepared under the superintendence of William Dwight Whitney ... rev. & enl. under the superintendence of Benjamin E. Smith (1911)

overline ("o-ver-lin'), v. t. 1. To draw a line over (writing): the opposite of underline. — 2. In manuscript or printed matter, to place a translation over each line. overload (6'ver-16d), w. An excessive load; a too heavy load. The automatic ...

Google previewAmerican Dictionary of Printing and Bookmaking (1894)

Containing a History of These Arts in Europe and America ...

Overline. — In an interlinear translation the line containing the text which is to be translated, which is over the gloss. Overplus.— The plus or over copies of a definite number in printing. — Jatobi. Overrunning. — Carrying words backward or ...

Google previewThe Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia: New volumes (1909)

by William Dwight Whitney, Benjamin Eli Smith

OVerline ...

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Scrabble value of O1V4E1R1L1I1N1E1

The value of this 8-letter word is 11 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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