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overpass 中文解釋 wordnet sense Collocation Usage
Verb
/ˈōvərˌpas/,
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overpasses, plural;
  1. Pass over; traverse

  2. Surpass
    • - a capacity to overpass old limits
  3. Come to the end of (something)
    • - the time of respite now being overpast, the king demanded surrender
Noun
  1. A bridge by which a road or railroad passes over another


  1. bridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels
  2. An overpass (called a flyover in the UK and most Commonwealth countries) is a bridge, road, railway or similar structure that crosses over another road or railway. ...
  3. A section of a road or path that crosses over an obstacle, especially another road, railway, etc; To pass above something, as when flying or moving on a higher road; To exceed, overstep, or transcend a limit, threshold, or goal; To disregard, skip, or miss something
  4. A term sometimes used for wildlife overcrossings. See Crossing Structure (Wildlife), Overcrossing.
  5. A grade separation where the subject highway passes over an intersecting highway or railroad.
  6. a separation of grades in which elevated traffic structures are overpasses and lowered ones are underpasses. See also grade separation
  7. an overpass is a bridge over a freeway.
  8. the uppermost feature in a grade separated crossing
  9. A ball that is passed across the net usually on the first contact.