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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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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.
The roof oversails the edge of the building and is supported inside and out by columns that look like giant rotary clothes dryers.
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).
The thinnest possible roof-slab on thin steel and concrete columns, again irregularly placed, oversails the glass walls for shade.
A broad flat roof oversails to protect the office spaces from the sun's glare.
The super-sophisticated glass plane oversails the edge of the rough stone wall.
The roof oversails to form a broad colonnade around the perimeter.
A gently curving, corrugated metal roof oversails the long rectangular block, giving it a sleek, aerodynamic profile.