lay over

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • v lay over place on top of "can you superimpose the two images?"
    • v lay over interrupt a journey temporarily, e.g., overnight "We had to stop over in Venezuela on our flight back from Brazil"
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Usage

In literature:

His white garment hung down to the ground, His long hair lay over His shoulders.
"I.N.R.I." by Peter Rosegger
A few feet from her Miss Elting appeared, threw herself over on her back and lay gasping for breath.
"The Meadow-Brook Girls by the Sea" by Janet Aldridge
The chauffeur rolled over and lay in the road.
"The Black Box" by E. Phillips Oppenheim
Now lay over the dough by pulling in toward the centre, the sides and ends of the dough until it forms a compact mass.
"Mrs. Wilson's Cook Book" by Mary A. Wilson
She wondered if it lay over the hill beyond that rugged road.
"The Stolen Singer" by Martha Idell Fletcher Bellinger
The groundwork of the face was hopefulness; but over it now lay like a foreign substance a film of anxiety and grief.
"The Return of the Native" by Thomas Hardy
Harriet got up and tip-toed softly to the edge of the cliff, where she lay down flat, peering over.
"The Meadow-Brook Girls in the Hills" by Janet Aldridge
The ship lay over pretty much, and the sea poured in at Mr. Grey's port.
"Great Sea Stories" by Various
I was laying' wid my face toward de do', and I turn over.
"Slave Narratives: A Folk History of Slavery in the United States From Interviews with Former Slaves" by Work Projects Administration
Above the fire in the sky, lay a large lake of green light, above that a golden cloud, and over that the blue of the wintry heavens.
"At the Back of the North Wind" by Elizabeth Lewis and George MacDonald
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In poetry:

Then a sadness came over the pastor,
And a silence between us lay;
For he too was busy thinking
As he heard the children play.
"The Pastor's Pool" by Alexander Anderson
Lieutenant Keen was "great," and yet
He would look over the parapet;
And something smacked him in the head,
And he lay down as dead as dead.
"Killed" by Thomas William Hodgson Crosland
Lay the beautiful face and the form of grace
Away from the gaze of mortal.
Let us hope that his soul has gained the goal
Over the shining portal.
"Slain" by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
I saw each and all through the heather
That purple lay spread like a sheet
On the hills that watch over the hamlet,
That sleeps like a child at their feet.
"Durisdeer Hills" by Alexander Anderson
But she clung close upon the dim old man,
And, by the night of nights not over-taken,
Upon the cooling of the King she lay
Maidenly, and lightly as a soul.
"Abishag" by Rainer Maria Rilke
My well-beloved friend, at noon to-day
Over our cliffs a white mist lay unfurled,
So thick, one standing on their brink might say,
Lo, here doth end the world.
"Honours -- Part II." by Jean Ingelow

In news:

Heights senior Jada Lynch takes a lay up over the Bishop Carroll defense Friday night at Heights High School, 5301 N Hillside.
The Home Depot will lay off 225 workers in its customer support and distribution operations in Baton Rouge over the next 18 months.
Amid concern over the future of Canada 's energy sector, analysts said the Nexen deal was approved as its assets lay mostly outside the country.
" used to lay with rosaries and statues all over our bodies because we thought that would protect us from Satan," she said.
Over 5,000 people were at True-Lay Stadium in Port Clinton on Friday evening.
Take Enya's voice, lay it over some steady Calvin Harris beats, then add layers of reverb and synth effects and you'll get something that resembles modern "shoegaze" (or nu-gaze).
Now that the election is over, you may have some old campaign signs laying around.
Worries over Medicare, Hillary laying groundwork for 2016.
In this Friday, Oct 30, 2009, file photo showing an unidentified mother as watches over her child with severe malaria, as other children lay nearby, in the Siaya hospital in Western Kenya.
In this Friday, Oct 30, 2009 file photo showing an unidetified mother as watches over her child who is suffering from severe malaria , as other children lay nearby, in the Siaya hospital in Western Kenya.
He was discovered on the couch of his Minneapolis home, a syringe laying next to his slumped-over corpse.
As superintendent of a school district that has been rocked by $385.5 million in funding reductions over three years, Walt Rulffes said his proudest achievement was never laying off a teacher.
Eagle River junior basketball player Brandon Parrish hit the go-ahead lay-up with 30 seconds left to lift the Wolves to a 66-62 win over East on Tuesday, Feb 14.
Lay indoor/outdoor Astroturf over cleaned concrete patio .
Lay a large cutting board over the top of the baked stack and flip the stack over onto the cutting board.
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In science:

In the last part of this paper we got an impression of how this vulnerabilities can be abused by attackers, with a simple attack tool, whose power lays in full control over the SIP protocol.
SPAM over Internet Telephony and how to deal with it
We lay a dense target set on [0, 1]d , pick r and γ , and place a stochastic covering with those parameters over a larger region that contains the hypercube.
Cover art: issues in the metric-guided and metric-less placement of random and stochastic template banks
When few parameters remain to be searched over it becomes computationally feasible to methodically work through a grid of templates that have been layed out so as to ensure some minimum overlap for signals with parameters that lie between the grid points.
Gravitational Wave Astronomy: Needle in a Haystack
Over the years tremendous activity followed at SLAC, Frascati, DESY, ORSAY, and more recently at Fermilab, CLEO, and BES in laying down the QCD–based foundation of quarkonium spectroscopy.
Challenges in Hadron Physics
We examined two versions of these egg-laying curves, the functions in either version are defined over an interval [0, 30], and t ≤ 30 is the day.
Testing the Equality of Covariance Operators in Functional Samples
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