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Pronunciation of Overlay: Learn how to pronounce Overlay in English correctly

Learn how to say Overlay correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.

Oxford dictionary definition of the word overlay:

Pronunciation: /əʊvəˈleɪ/
(past and past participle overlaid) [with object] (often be overlaid with)
1cover the surface of (something) with a coating:
their fingernails were overlaid with silver or gold
lie on top of:
a third screen which will overlay the others
2(of a quality or feeling) become more prominent than (a previous quality or feeling):
his openness had been overlaid by his new self-confidence
Pronunciation: /ˈəʊvəleɪ/
1something laid as a covering over something else:
a durable, cost-effective floor overlay
a transparent sheet placed over artwork or something such as a map, giving additional information or detail:
full-colour aerial photographs with overlays showing suggested routes
2 [mass noun] Computing the process of transferring a block of program code or other data into internal memory, replacing what is already stored.
[count noun] a block of code or other data transferred during the overlay process.