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Usage examples for overhead

  1. With the laundry steaming overhead you could almost imagine it was summer. – L'Assommoir by Emile Zola
  2. The door closed behind her, and by and by he could hear her moving overhead. – Victorian Short Stories by Various
  3. Try again when the sun is more directly overhead. – The BYU Solar Cooker/Cooler by Steven E. Jones
  4. As they floated slowly downward they heard a sharp explosion overhead. – Evil Out of Onzar by Mark Ganes
  5. Overhead to the right swept the Great Bridge of my childhood. – The Harbor by Ernest Poole
  6. Overhead the sky seemed to be clearing. – An Apostate: Nawin of Thais by Steven Sills
  7. Then he continued on, carefully feeling for each step in the dim light of the overhead oil lamps. – The Moghul by Thomas Hoover
  8. The pressure of the water overhead made walking rather difficult, and the boys were strange to the lines they were drawing after them, but they made good progress until they came to the end of the air- hose. – Boy Scouts in a Submarine by G. Harvey Ralphson
  9. Sophia lay between blankets in the room overhead with a feverish cold. – The Old Wives' Tale by Arnold Bennett
  10. My rooms are almost directly overhead. – Bat Wing by Sax Rohmer
  11. Sheridan had seized the telephone upon Roscoe's desk, and was calling his own office, overhead. – The Turmoil A Novel by Booth Tarkington
  12. There was not the slightest sound overhead. – The Roll-Call by Arnold Bennett
  13. We would gladly give up this detail work if some one else could do it, for we make no money on it and barely take care of costs and our necessary overhead. – A Stake in the Land by Peter Alexander Speek
  14. The bright warm sun was overhead in a cloudless sky. – The Sisters-In-Law by Gertrude Atherton
  15. Even the wind seemed to catch its breath there, and hurry on with a shiver that reached to the telegraph wires overhead. – Two Little Knights of Kentucky by Annie Fellows Johnston
  16. Don't you hear him walking the floor overhead? – The Allen House or Twenty Years Ago and Now by T. S. Arthur
  17. And overhead, in her chamber, Sabina was lying stricken and speechless. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  18. " Look for yourself," said the captain, pointing overhead. – The Second Deluge by Garrett P. Serviss
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