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overhead 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Adjective
/ˈōvərˈhed/,
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Above the level of the head; in the sky,
  1. Situated above the level of the head
    • - the sun was directly overhead
    • - overhead power cables
  2. (of a driving mechanism) Above the object driven
    • - an overhead cam four-cylinder engine
  3. (of a cost or expense) Incurred in the general upkeep or running of a plant, premises, or business, and not attributable to specific products or items

Noun
  1. Overhead cost or expense
    • - research conducted in space requires more overhead
  2. A transparency designed for use with an overhead projector

  3. An overhead compartment
    • - fits in most airline overheads
  4. A shot directed sharply downward, hit while the ball is over the head; a smash

Adverb
  1. Above the level of the head; in the sky
    • - a helicopter buzzed overhead

  1. above your head; in the sky; "planes were flying overhead"
  2. located or originating from above; "an overhead crossing"
  3. operating expense: 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
  4. command processing overhead time: (computer science) the processing time required by a device prior to the execution of a command
  5. above the head; over the head; "bring the legs together overhead"
  6. disk overhead: (computer science) the disk space required for information that is not data but is used for location and timing
  7. In business, overhead, overhead cost or overhead expense refers to an ongoing expense of operating a business (also known as Operating Expenses - rent, gas/electricity, wages etc). ...
  8. In computer science, overhead is generally considered any combination of excess or indirect computation time, memory, bandwidth, or other resources that are required to attain a particular goal. It is a special case of engineering overhead.
  9. In engineering, some methods or components make special demands on the system. The extra design features necessary to accommodate these demands are called overhead. ...
  10. The expense of a business not directly assigned to goods or services provided; The items or classes of expense not directly assigned to goods or services provided; Any cost or expenditure (monetary, time, effort or otherwise) incurred in a project or activity, which does not directly ...
  11. (Overheads) These are the costs involved in running a business. They consist entirely of expense accounts (eg. rent, insurance, petrol, staff wages etc.).
  12. (overheads) The costs of running a business, such as rent, utility bills and advertising
  13. (Overheads) The running costs of an organisation (sometimes also referred to as ‘operating costs' or ‘service delivery costs'), not directly attributable to a particular project or production.
  14. 'Overheads' can mean different things but is generally used to mean some or all the fixed costs that you have to meet no matter how much or how little of an activity you undertake - rent, heat, light, rates, core staff, for example. ...
  15. (Overheads) A company's general costs not associated with any specific product or service being manufactured, which must be paid regardless of the level of output - for example, rent and office staff.
  16. (Overheads) Expenses of a business, including the costs of rent, utilities, interior decoration, and taxes, exclusive of labour and materials.
  17. (Overheads) Otherwise known as central or core costs, overheads are the costs needed to support and administer projects and activities of the organisation - e.g. adequate finance, human resources, management, IT and premises costs, rent etc. ...
  18. (Overheads) Regular expenses made in keeping the business running, i.e. rent, phones, wages, etc.
  19. (Overheads) costs which do not vary with output; these costs include rent, wages, electricity, etc.
  20. People assigned to supervisory positions, including incident commanders, command staff, general staff, directors, supervisors, and unit leaders.
  21. Business costs which are unrelated to production or sale of goods or services. Some examples of overhead include office rent, a flat fee telephone line, or a company car. Overhead expense remains unchanged regardless of sales.
  22. The added in factors when you are costing out menu products to make sure you are making a profit. Overhead may include electricity costs, paper and chemical products, employee salaries and any additional costs that may be relevant in serving an item.
  23. The general expenses of a business as distinct from the direct cost of manufacturing a product or offering a service.
  24. The "ceiling," or, essentially, the bottom of the deck above you.
  25. Those elements of cost necessary in the production of a good or service which are not directly traceable to the product or service. ...