nonoverlapping

adjective non·over·lap·ping \ ˌnän-ˌō-vər-ˈla-piŋ \

Definition of nonoverlapping

: not overlapping: such as
a : not occupying the same area in part
  • The long, cylindrical body of a gar is covered with hard, diamond-shaped, nonoverlapping scales.
  • —Steve Pollick
b : entirely separate or distinct
  • nonoverlapping interests
  • … two separate and nonoverlapping domains of human thought …
  • —Marc Gellman

First Known Use of nonoverlapping

1894


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