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 overlappingextending, projecting, overlying, protruding, coincidental, jugate, lapstrake, obvolute
Examples from the Web for overlapping
Contemporary Examples of overlapping
Overlapping coalitions of Arabs, Muslims and the developing world, he said, ensures Israel will always be under unique scrutiny.War of Words Between Israel and UN Continues
August 10, 2014
Or perhaps poetic justice demands that the life of an unstoppably prolix author be parceled out in multiple, overlapping volumes.Norman Mailer: A Life Lived Loud
October 20, 2013
Right now, overlapping regulations keep responsible young families from buying their first home.Full Text and Video of President Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address
February 13, 2013
I see the blue and I see the beige and I see two peoples with complex, overlapping ties to the same land.Has Anyone Seen A Map Of E1?
December 27, 2012
When he came to office, President Obama inherited three overlapping wars.War on Terror’s Next Phase: The Legal and Strategic Consequences
P.J. Crowley, Amy Gaudion
June 23, 2012
Historical Examples of overlapping
However, the sight of the roses, overlapping the water-jug, pacified him; they smelt so sweet.His Masterpiece
So each corner was formed by these interlacing and overlapping ends.The Boy Settlers
The overlapping plates (D) and the bolts (E) hold the joint rigidly.Carpentry for Boys
J. S. Zerbe
The enemy, however, kept on advancing, and overlapping his force on both flanks.Through Three Campaigns
G. A. Henty
They are all overlapping now, instead of lying side by side.'Just So Stories
verb (ˌəʊvəˈlæp) -laps, -lapping or -lapped
1813, from overlap (v.).