# |&>

## Name

|&> — Returns
```
TRUE
```

if A's bounding box overlaps or is above B's.

## Synopsis

```
boolean
```

geometry
**
|&>
**
(
`
A
`
,
geometry
`
B
`
```
)
```

;

## Description

The
```
|&>
```

operator returns
```
TRUE
```

if the bounding box of geometry A
overlaps or is above the bounding box of geometry B, or more accurately, overlaps or is NOT below
the bounding box of geometry B.

This operand will make use of any indexes that may be available on the geometries. |

## Examples

SELECT tbl1.column1, tbl2.column1, tbl1.column2 |&> tbl2.column2 AS overabove FROM ( VALUES (1, 'LINESTRING(6 0, 6 4)'::geometry)) AS tbl1, ( VALUES (2, 'LINESTRING(0 0, 3 3)'::geometry), (3, 'LINESTRING(0 1, 0 5)'::geometry), (4, 'LINESTRING(1 2, 4 6)'::geometry)) AS tbl2; column1 | column1 | overabove ---------+---------+----------- 1 | 2 | t 1 | 3 | f 1 | 4 | f (3 rows)