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Synonyms for overlie

lie upon

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kill by lying on


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The liners are made from a lamination that includes a sealing layer, a strength layer of stretch-resistant material that overlies the sealing layer, a support layer of non-woven resin-impregnated material that overlies the strength layer, and a barrier layer that overlies the support layer.
Transparent onionskin paper overlies these images, with handwritten captions that transcribe and confuse the relationship between intelligibility and visibility: the contours of the hands are outlined with the English word "you," repeated like links in a chain--the self defined by the other.