Example sentences for: overlaid

How can you use “overlaid” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • A drop of mineral oil was overlaid on each reaction and these were then run on a CEQ2000 capillary array sequencer (Beckman Coulter, Inc.).

  • For each of the three rRNA molecules (5S, 16S, and 23S), three items are available: 1) the reference structure diagram, upon which the conservation information is overlaid; 2) the conservation diagram itself; and 3) the number of sequences summarized in the conservation diagram, which links to a web-formatted list of those sequences.

  • Morris' descriptions of Clinton's temper tantrums, says Ferguson, make them sound like "the kind normally associated with autistic children--except in the president's case they are overlaid with self-righteousness and megalomania."

  • Digital images incorporating multiple fluorochromes (red and green) were overlaid in Photoshop 5.0 (Adobe).

  • But overlaid on these long-term difficulties is a severe recession.

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