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  Definition of overlap
  1. a flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"
  2. the property of partial coincidence in time
  3. a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals"
  4. coincide partially or wholly; "Our vacations overlap"
  5. extend over and cover a part of; "The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city"
Similar Words: lap, convergence, intersection

 

Hyponyms: cuff, turnup, hem, lapel, lappet, crossroads, interface, share, imbricate

 

Derivational Morphology: lap, convergence, intersection, imbrication, overlapping, lapping

 

 
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