Synonyms for overlying
Antonyms for overlying
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR OVERLYING
The red of nature had come into her cheeks and fought there with the overlying hue of art.
Light was in his face, overlying the flush of simple passions.
The water, as it plunges down, undermines the overlying rock.
They are of older date than the overlying and undisturbed coal-measures.
And no proof has been made from the nature or depth of the overlying deposits.
Overlying this are beds of marl, loam, and surface soil, comprising in all a depth of fourteen feet.
Below this surface soil is a stratum of sand, overlying the gravelly beds below and passing into the surface soil just mentioned.
The fossils it bears are usually of species which swam in the overlying water and came to the bottom after death.
It may be injected into the overlying strata in the form of dikes, or it may be blown forth into the air through volcanoes.
Its great wealth is its deep black humus varying in depth from ten inches to three feet, overlying a warm subsoil.