overlap


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overlap \O"ver*lap`\, n.
   1. The lapping of one thing over another; as, an overlap of
      six inches; an overlap of a slate on a roof.
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   2. (Geol.) An extension of geological beds above and beyond
      others, as in a conformable series of beds, when the upper
      beds extend over a wider space than the lower, either in
      one or in all directions.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overlap \O`ver*lap"\, v. t.
   1. To lay (one thing) over another; to lap.
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   2. To cover part of.
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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Overlap \O`ver*lap"\, v. i.
   1. To be arranged so that a part of one object laying over
      part of another; as, the boards overlapped at their ends.
      [PJC]

   2. To have the ending time of one period or process extend
      beyond the beginning time of another period or process;
      as, the lives of Theodore Roosevelt and Franklin Roosevelt
      overlapped by several decades.
      [PJC]
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