overlapping
overlapping overlapping n. A covering with an overlapping design, as with tiles or shingles.

Syn: imbrication, lapping. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • overlapping — See: overlap …   English dictionary

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