O`ver*head" (?), adv.
Aloft; above; in or attached to the ceiling or roof; in the story or upon the floor above; in the zenith.
While overhead the moon
Also used adjectively; as, an overhead crane, gear, etc.
Overhead engine, a vertical steam engine in which the cylinder stands above the crank. -- Overhead work, a general term in manufactories for countershafting and gearing, when overhead.
© Webster 1913.