Meaning of overlay

Definition of overlay

(noun) protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior
a layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface
(verb) put something on top of something else; "cover the meat with a lot of gravy"
kill by lying on; "The sow overlay her piglets"

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