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overlap

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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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overlap

verb

Synonyms of overlap (Entry 2 of 2)

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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The first known use of overlap was in 1704

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“Overlap.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/overlap. Accessed 28 Jan. 2022.

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