Definition of overpass in English:
A bridge by which a road or railroad passes over another.
- It also involves dismounting to clear bridges, under bridges, overpasses, signs, culverts and guard rails.
- He said registration officials would have a hard time registering eligible voters living in slums or under bridges and overpasses.
- This involves what's called surface infrastructure, and so you're talking about bridges, roads, overpasses, possibly the reconstruction or refurbishment of ports and so forth.
Pronunciation: /ˌōvərˈpas/[with object] Back to top
1Pass over; traverse.
- She had never been more than 5 miles out of Bennett but they had overpassed that mark earlier that day.
- Also, UVB satellite data is available, at least for a given moment of the day in each region overpassed by the satellite.
- Everyone overpassed it. It was just an overlooked, overpassed sewer hole in the middle of a great, seething civilization.
1.1Surpass: a capacity to overpass old limits
More example sentences
- Sometimes we overpassed, we overdid things, but our hard work paid off later.
- Wherefore also he used to overpass by a very great deal the lines marked out, in every way springing higher than the very heaven.
- Today I returned and overpassed my normal training loads.
Definition of overpass in:
- British & World English dictionary
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