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o·ver·lap

overlap

 
 
pronunciation:
o vr laep
features:
Word Combinations (verb), Word Parts
part of speech: verb
inflections: overlaps, overlapping, overlapped
definition: to cover or go over part of.
The shingles on the roof overlap each other.
similar words:
lap
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derivation: overlapping (adj.)
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