Overlay in a sentence as a noun

If you show me an overlay like that, I hate you.

Will you overlay the keyboard on the character matrix?

An overlay requiring me to "Sign in" before I can even know what the **** the site is about?

Clicking an overlay to run a plugin should be as natural as clicking on a video to begin playback.

If you click almost any link or simply refresh the page, it's all hidden, blurred, and you get greeted with an overlay saying you must sign up.

Overlay in a sentence as a verb

However, I didn't care for your subscribe overlay appearing so abruptly.

When Storm refused to pay double for late work, the designer linked in an overlay from a file hosted on Dropbox that announced 'This site was stolen'.

* Integrate sensor data to extend human perceptionAdd an IR overlay.

Because so many things are handled in the notification overlay, they all have to live in a narrow band on the right that is very hard to process visually.

Probably $10k worth of code, and $39,990,000 worth of strategizing, consulting, Powerpoint presentations, and general hand-wringing about the "death of the news industry".All I know is, if I'd spent $40mil on a paywall, I'd be damn sure it was written to filter on the server-side, not with a client-blockable overlay like they have supposedly implemented.

Overlay definitions


protective covering consisting, for example, of a layer of boards applied to the studs and joists of a building to strengthen it and serve as a foundation for a weatherproof exterior

See also: sheathing overlayer


a layer of decorative material (such as gold leaf or wood veneer) applied over a surface


put something on top of something else; "cover the meat with a lot of gravy"

See also: cover


kill by lying on; "The sow overlay her piglets"

See also: overlie