Definition - overhead

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overhead
  1. located or originating from above; "an overhead crossing"
  2. a hard return hitting the tennis ball above your head
  3. (nautical) the top surface of an enclosed space on a ship
  4. a transparency for use with an overhead projector
  5. above the head; over the head; "bring the legs together overhead"
  6. (computer science) the disk space required for information that is not data but is used for location and timing
  7. above your head; in the sky; "planes were flying overhead"
  8. the expense of maintaining property (e.g., paying property taxes and utilities and insurance); it does not include depreciation or the cost of financing or income taxes
  9. (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command