situated on or the .
not secret or hidden; in the open:
the aboveground activities of the country’s left-wing faction.
The noose around his neck is attached, aboveground, to a flying white bat.
The Twisted Mind of Marcel Dzama Sasha Watson March 10, 2010
The body lay in an aboveground marble sarcophagus guarded by no groundskeepers or watchmen, just one lonely padlock.
Invasion of the Celebrity Body Snatchers, From Charlie Chaplin to Casey Kasem Melissa Leon July 18, 2014
aboveground his crudities of manner might be repellent; here he was in his native element, shrewd, practical and zealous.
Ainslee’s magazine, Volume 16, No. 3, October, 1905 Various
The underground railroad preceded the aboveground railroad in the history of the great American conflict.
The Creed of the Old South 1865-1915 Basil L. Gildersleeve
There was a chain-link gate at the side of the house, and in the back an aboveground pool.
Someone Comes to Town, Someone Leaves Town Cory Doctorow
But he negotiated it successfully, and in another moment he was aboveground and free.
The Master Mystery Arthur B. Reeve and John W. Grey
- Above the line
See under 1 (def 31). a mark or stroke long in proportion to its breadth, made with a pen, pencil, tool, etc., on a surface: a line down the middle of the page. Mathematics. a continuous extent of length, straight or curved, without breadth or thickness; the trace of a moving point. something arranged along […]
- Above one’s head
above one’s head Related Terms in over one’s head
or written : The role was sung by the abovementioned Mr. Phillips. Historical Examples I request that he may be questioned respecting this book of magic, as well as the contents of the abovementioned envelope. Records of The Spanish Inquisition Andrew Dickson White Questioned, what was the age and personal appearance of the abovementioned Pepa […]
- Above stairs
. Contemporary Examples Besides, how on earth could a girl like Rose mix with them above stairs? A Real-Life ‘Downton Abbey’ Affair Margaret Powell January 12, 2013 Historical Examples There was a sudden sound, a long, shivering sigh from above stairs. The Son of Monte Christo Jules Lermina As he stepped into the house, something […]