Definition of underlap

 (Entry 1 of 2)

: to project under the edge or end of the forward end of each plank underlaps the overlapping rear end of the next

underlap

noun

Definition of underlap (Entry 2 of 2)

: a section of a garment extending beneath another especially : the front edge of a coat or dress that is closed by placing one side of the front under the other

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Transitive verb

under entry 1 + lap

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“Underlap.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/underlap. Accessed 12 Aug. 2020.

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