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as in lapping
a partial covering of one thing by an adjoining member the orthodontist will try to fix that overlap of two of your upper incisors

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verb

as in to overlie
to lie over parts of one another the brochures on the display table should overlap but not so much that the titles are obscured

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“Overlap.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overlap. Accessed 15 Jul. 2024.

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