Definition of overlay

Definition of overlay
  1. overlay Verb To lay, or spread, something over or across; to cover.
  2. overlay Verb To overwhelm; to press excessively upon.
  3. overlay Verb To smother with a close covering, or by lying upon.
  4. overlay Verb To put an overlay on.
  5. overlay Noun A piece of paper pasted upon the tympan sheet to improve the impression by making it stronger at a particular place.
  6. overlay Noun Odds which are set higher than expected or warranted. Favorable odds.
  7. overlay Noun A horse going off at higher odds than it appears to warrant, based on its past performances.
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