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  Words related to overlap

Related / Similar Words: lap, convergence, intersection

 

Definition:
  • a flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches";
  • the property of partial coincidence in time;
  • a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals";
  • coincide partially or wholly; "Our vacations overlap";
  • extend over and cover a part of; "The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city";

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    Hyponyms: cuff, turnup, hem, lapel, lappet, crossroads, interface, share, imbricate

     

    Derivational Morphology: lap, convergence, intersection, imbrication, overlapping, lapping

     

     
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