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  • n. One who, or that which, overlaps.

Etymologies

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overlap +‎ -er

Examples

  • Intuitively, a maximal common overlapper (i.e., a product) of a set of overlapping entities is simply a minimal underlapper (i.e., a sum) of their common parts; that is precisely the sense in which a product principle qualifies as a composition principle.

    Wild Dreams Of Reality, 3

  • For example, just as the principles above assert the existence of a minimal underlapper for any pair of suitably related entities, one may at this point want to assert the existence of a maximal overlapper, i.e., not a

    Wild Dreams Of Reality, 3

  • One could also consider here a generalized version of the Product principle (P. 13ξ), asserting the conditional existence of a maximal common overlapper for any non-empty set of entities satisfying a suitable condition.

    Wild Dreams Of Reality, 3

  • This suggestive influence may be found almost as strongly, though shown with less literary craftsmanship, in Brantôme's successor and to some extent overlapper, Tallemant des Réaux.

    A History of the French Novel, Vol. 1 From the Beginning to 1800

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