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Definition of 'overlapping'

See also: overlap 


  1. covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)
       Synonyms: imbrication lapping


  1. related by having something in common with or coinciding with; "having overlapping duties"; "found unexpected overlapping areas of interest"
  2. laid overlapping (not flush)
       Synonyms: lap-jointed lap-strake lap-straked lap-streak lap-streaked

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