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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The action or effect which occurs when one thing overlaps another; the production or the essential character of an overlap. Specifically
  • noun In psychology, the supplanting of one mental disposition or of one combination of mental processes by another and more powerful disposition or combination, without appreciable conflict.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective same as clinker-built; -- of ships.
  • noun A covering with an overlapping design, as with tiles or shingles.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • verb Present participle of overlap.
  • adjective Pertaining to something that overlaps something else.
  • noun The situation in which things overlap.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • noun covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)

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