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  • n. Plural form of overlapping.


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  • From Charles de Gaulle to Chirac and Sarkozy, it is hard to see any influence and overlappings from them on the public policies.

    Matthew Yglesias » Wolfe on Sowell

  • The surface thematic overlappings among the essays are, I think, sometimes surprising, or surprisingly numerous.

    Rad Geek People’s Daily – 2008 – June – 26

  • They really do take turns showing off, with happy overlappings as they take their turns.

    Vetiver! Round Two

  • Furthermore, there were points of contact or overlappings between the various spheres: for instance, the notion of temperaments sup - posedly determined by the stars facilitates the transi - tion from the planetary gods to the virtues.

    Dictionary of the History of Ideas

  • The boundaries of Wessex in Alfred's younger days and before this expansion took place followed approximately those of the modern counties of Hants, Berks, Wilts and Dorset, with overlappings into

    Wanderings in Wessex An Exploration of the Southern Realm from Itchen to Otter

  • And this overlapping should be sought for and carefully expressed, the outlines being made up of a series of overlappings.

    The Practice and Science of Drawing

  • Marlowe, of whom Conrad seems perhaps unduly fond, lights his pipe and passes the beer and utters breezy and bracing sentiments, I can enjoy with unmitigated delight all the convolutions and overlappings of his inverted method of narration -- of those rambling

    Suspended Judgments Essays on Books and Sensations

  • As I have hinted, the whole question of selecting the period of a great artist's manner which contains his most significant work is largely a matter of taste; and the thing -- as we have seen -- is complicated by all sorts of overlappings, reversions, anticipations; but if I were myself pressed to suggest a brief list of books, which might be found to contain the quintessential qualities both of Henry

    Suspended Judgments Essays on Books and Sensations

  • Amidst the cross-currents and overlappings of this extraordinary time, it seems to me highly probable that America may lead in this vitally important effort to promote international understanding.

    What is Coming?

  • I saw that his body-armour was somewhat clumsily made, and that the overlappings in the lower part had more play than necessary; and I hoped that, in a fortunate moment, some joint would open a little, in a visible and accessible part.

    Phantastes: A Faerie Romance for Men and Women


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