Overpass vs. Underpass
Difference Between Overpass and Underpass
A section of a road or path that crosses over an obstacle, especially another road, railway, etc.The homeless man had built a little shelter, complete with cook-stove, beneath a concrete overpass.
A passage that crosses a road, railroad or similar obstacle in a tunnel underneath it.
To pass above something, as when flying or moving on a higher road.Gillian watched the overpassing shoppers on the second floor of the mall, as she relaxed in the bench on the ground floor.
an underground tunnel or passage enabling pedestrians to cross a road or railway
(transitive) To exceed, overstep, or transcend a limit, threshold, or goal.Marshall was really overpassing his authority when he ordered the security guards to fire their tasers at the trespassers.The precocious student had really overpassed her peers, and was reading books written for children several years older.
(transitive) To disregard, skip, or miss something."Don't overpass those cheeses; they're really quite excellent!" gushed Terry, pointing to the buffet table.
bridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels;an overpass is called a flyover or a flypast in England