oversail


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oversail

[′ō·vər‚sāl]
(building construction)
To project beyond the general face of a structure.

oversail

To project beyond the general face of a construction.
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The roof oversails the edge of the building and is supported inside and out by columns that look like giant rotary clothes dryers.
On the short north and south ends, the roof sweeps up to admit daylight through slots of clerestory glazing, while along the long west street edge it oversails to form a generous, welcoming colonnade, supported by a line of tapering steel columns.
An exaggerated, almost Tyrolean pitched roof oversails the dense carpet walls protecting them against the elements (the region's annual rainfall is almost 60in, or 1500mm, so flat roofs are out of the question).