Antonyms of OVERLAY

Examples of usage:

  1. The big library- semi- boudoir- up- stairs is also very expressive of the home life of Edison, but again typical of his nature and disposition, for it is difficult to overlay his many technical books and scientific periodicals with a sufficiently thick crust of popular magazines or current literature to prevent their outcropping into evidence. "Edison, His Life and Inventions" by Frank Lewis Dyer and Thomas Commerford Martin
  2. In most of these cases, the physical illness is secondary to, is an overlay of a more fundamental spiritual cause. "How and When to Be Your Own Doctor" by Dr. Isabelle A. Moser with Steve Solomon
  3. In the end the product is scorned by science for its overlay of misleading detail, and rejected by art for the obnoxious intrusion of work- a- day and professional fact. "Literature in the Elementary School" by Porter Lander MacClintock
  4. Instead of tearing out the old program and sewing in a completely new one, Anthrax decided to overlay his patch by copying it onto the top of the old program. "Underground" by Suelette Dreyfus
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