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Overlapping is a member of the word family overlap, included in the Academic Word List by Dr. Averil Coxhead, which contains the 570 most frequent word families used in academic texts from a variety of subject areas, of interest for students that learn the words most needed to study at tertiary institutions.

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Definition of the noun overlapping

What does overlapping mean as a name of something?


  1. covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)

Alternative definition of the noun overlapping


  1. The situation in which things overlap.

Definition of the adjective overlapping

What does overlapping mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Pertaining to something that overlaps something else.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Overlapping

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Google previewConcepts of Occupational Therapy (1999)

by Kathlyn L. Reed, Sharon Nelson Sanderson

The overlapping is a result of the manner in which humans function, namely, as integrated beings. Thus, the areas serve the purpose of permitting classification and analysis of problems. In reality, problem areas must be considered together ...

Google previewDrawing For Dummies (2011)

by Brenda Hoddinott, Jamie Combs

Overlapping is the most basic way to give your drawings the illusion of depth. The simple act of making one thing appear to be in front of another is enough to make the viewer believe it actually is in front. Imagine how much depth you could ...

Google previewFinding Freedom to Create (2014)

A Painter's Roadmap by Dianne Mize

Overlapping is the opposite of isolating. Whereas isolating visually separates, overlapping unites. In painting, we overlap when we place one shape or image in front of another. This achieves two things: it creates a sense of depth ...

Google previewFrom Micro- to Nanotechnology (2003)

by Martin Riffelmacher

Overlapping means the largest things ...

Google previewWorld Class Manufacturing (2008)

by Richard J. Schonberger

Overlapping means spreading a job out so that it is in process in several stages of manufacture at the same time. For example, wire a board and forward it, wire another and forward it, and so on. Don't wire ten boards and then forward them as ...

Google previewThe Future of Identity in the Information Society (2009)

Challenges and Opportunities by Kai Rannenberg, Denis Royer, André Deuker

Query overlapping is a situation when different queries have many common entities. (Dobkin, Jones, Lipton, 1979) noticed that ...

Google previewA Comparison of the Ecology and Behavior of Monkeys and Apes

One result of this extensive overlapping is that the population density of the nonhuman primates is far higher than would be expected from a description of home range sizes ...

Google previewSignal Processing for Intelligent Sensor Systems with MATLAB, Second Edition (2012)

by David C. Swanson

The reason for limited overlapping is that the error spectrum which causes the filter frequency response adaptation will not respond immediately to the new coefficients due to the time integral. If spectral updates to the filter coefficients continue ...

Google previewMark Kistler's Drawing in 3-D Wack Workbook (1998)

The Companion Sketchbook to Drawing in 3-D with Mark Kistler by Mark Kistler

Overlapping is a powerful help to push many objects back behind the coral away from your eye. Now it's time for you to experiment with the augmenting art accent color. Pick a few colored crayons. For this exercise use one color to identify all ...

Google previewAdvanced Sampling Theory With Applications (2003)

How Michael ""Selected"" Amy by Sarjinder Singh

If one or a few units appears in more than one segment or cluster, then such a procedure is called overlapping cluster sampling. The main purpose of cluster sampling is to divide the population into small groups with each group serving as a ...

Google previewDictionary of DNA and Genome Technology (2012)

by Paul Singleton

overlapping genes Two or more genes that share sequence(s) of nucleotides, part (or all) of a given gene being coextensive with another.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Chromatography (2005)

by Jack Cazes

Overlapping. Peaks. Penicillin Antibiotics in Food: LC Analysis Yuko Ito Tomomi Goto. Wes Schafer Merck Research Laboratories, Rahway, New Jersey, U.S.A. INTRODUCTION Any discussion of quantitating overlapped ...

Google previewThe Oxford Dictionary of Pragmatics (2012)

by Yan Huang

overlapping antonymy, overlapping antonym A variety of 'antonym (2). E.g. the sense relation between good and bad. Unlike ' gradable ...

Google previewDictionary of Atheism, Skepticism, and Humanism

by Bill Cooke

OVERLAPPING CONSENSUS. An idea conceived by the American political philosopher John Rawls. Overlapping consensus refers to the existence in most societies of several competing comprehensive religious, political, moral, and social ...

Google previewEssential 18000 English-Filipino Medical Words Dictionary (2015)

by Nam Nguyen

overlapping clones see: genomic library overlapping clones tingnan ang: genomic library 12429 overlapping...

the overlapping genes bahagyang magsanib ang dalawang genes na ...

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It's clear that science and science fiction have overlapping populations. (Frederik Pohl)
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Scrabble value of O1V4E1R1L1A1P3P3I1N1G2

The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points. It is included in the first and second editions of the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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