verb-transitive: To extend or rise over or beyond the top of; tower above.
verb-transitive: To take precedence over; override: "Religion overtopped the common affairs of life” ( Albert C. Baugh).
verb-transitive: To be greater or better than; surpass.
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And I'm glad you clarified the term "overtop," because that piece that's showing there now, this, combined with anything that might be coming out of the water, like a barge -- and we just heard a report from WWL in New Orleans that there is a barge in the Industrial Canal, a couple miles long where mostly affecting, near the ninth ward.
The water is very high in the canal, and some water is blowing over the top, so maybe it's semantic, but "overtop" sounds a little more dire and hysteria-inducing than necessary at the moment.
Higher and higher, thinner and thinner, the crest grew as it began to curve and overtop preparatory to breaking, until with
Near the site where the Yazoo River empties into the Mississippi, forming a wishbone-like shape, predictions are the water will overtop the tributary levees by more than a foot.
With 26 acres and more than 12 million square feet of potential developable space overtop Hudson Yards competes with the rebuilding of the World Trade Center site as New York's current, highest-profile development effort.