verb (used with object), o·ver·lapped, o·ver·lap·ping.
verb (used without object), o·ver·lapped, o·ver·lap·ping.
Origin of overlap
Related Words for overlapflap, overlay, ride, project, overhang, protrude, overrun, imbricate, shingle, overlie
Examples from the Web for overlap
Contemporary Examples of overlap
However, he saw the overlap of interests as being horribly negative.Arabs Are the Michael Browns of Israel
December 3, 2014
In some areas, the overlap was even higher: 100 percent of plantations in Ghana overlapped.Our Taste for Cheap Palm Oil Is Killing Chimpanzees
July 11, 2014
American government works because we have overlap between federal, state, and local governments.The VA Crisis Can’t Be Solved by Washington, D.C. Alone. Local Authorities Need to Step Up.
June 9, 2014
What we call “culture” refers to a broad range of concepts and ideas that overlap and diverge at various points.How Much Does 'Culture' Matter for 'Inner-City' Poverty?
March 20, 2014
It's tempting to think their stories might overlap, but not quite.The Bioterrorist Who Loved Mahler
January 25, 2014
Historical Examples of overlap
The top is also cut to shape from cigar-box wood, and should overlap about 1/4 inch.Boys' Book of Model Boats
Raymond Francis Yates
When setting the legs on to the band, place them so as to overlap each other.The Ladies' Work-Table Book
So numerous are these old pictures that they overlap each other upon the walls.Mexico
Charles Reginald Enock
In less than ten minutes her head will overlap the stern of her rival.The Quadroon
Slowly but surely his shell began to overlap that of Si Peters.The Young Oarsmen of Lakeview
verb (ˌəʊvəˈlæp) -laps, -lapping or -lapped
1813, from overlap (v.).