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above

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the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance)

(computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command

(computer science) the disk space required for information that is not data but is used for location and timing

a transparency for use with an overhead projector

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(nautical) the top surface of an enclosed space on a ship

a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head

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located or originating from above

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The growling overhead was renewed, so suddenly and with so much savage anger that it startled me.
Overhead the stars were mustering, and in the west the sky was still a pale, bright, almost greenish blue.
Her night was a broken one, as it well might be, and she listened for the first faint noise overhead.
We went to the great Bazaar in Stamboul, of course, and I shall not describe it further than to say it is a monstrous hive of little shops-- thousands, I should say--all under one roof, and cut up into innumerable little blocks by narrow streets which are arched overhead.
They passed so closely overhead that Bert could hear their voices calling to one another.
The fingers which drew it from the envelope were perfectly steady, he even lifted his head for a moment to look at a lark just overhead.
The trail began to rise out of the jungle, dipping at times into festering hollows of unwholesome vegetation, but rising more and more over swelling, unseen hill-slopes or climbing steep hog-backs and rocky hummocks where the forest thinned and blue patches of sky appeared overhead.
We chanced upon him in the forest, early in the morning, and from the safety of the branches overhead we chattered down at him our dislike and hatred.
The stars leaped and danced in the frosty air, and overhead the colored bars of the aurora borealis were shooting like great searchlights.
This necessitated frequent tacks, so that, overhead, the mainsail was ever swooping across from port tack to starboard tack and back again, making air- noises like the swish of wings, sharply rat-tat-tatting its reef points and loudly crashing its mainsheet gear along the traveller.
There was a noise as of the opening and closing of the hall door; he heard quick, heavy footsteps along the passage--heard them ascend the stairs--heard them on the uncarpeted floor of the chamber immediately overhead.
The point in the heavens directly overhead to a man
As if to add to her troubles the night was now creeping on, and the gray clouds overhead changed to inky blackness.
The wasps came by thousands to my lodge in October, as to winter quarters, and settled on my windows within and on the walls overhead, sometimes deterring visitors from entering.
What happened in the next few minutes I do not recollect, though I have a clear remembrance of pulling down life-preservers from the overhead racks, while the red-faced man fastened them about the bodies of an hysterical group of women.