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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.

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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 previewDictionary of Translation Studies (2014)

by Mark Shuttleworth, Moira Cowie

Overlapping Translation (or Partially-overlapping Translation) A term used by Hervey & Higgins (1992) to describe the type of semantic near-equivalence which combines elements of generalizing translation and particularizing translation in a ...

Google previewA Dictionary of the Economic Products of India: Abaca to Buxus (1899)

by Sir George Watt, Edgar Thurston, T. N. Mukharji

Corolla small, rotate, lobes overlapping . . 3. Cryptolepis. Corolla large, funnel-shaped, lobes overlapping. '3. Cryptostegia.

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 previewInternational Encyclopedia of Political Science (2011)

by Bertrand Badie, Dirk Berg-Schlosser, Leonardo Morlino

The concept of consensus has played a key role in four areas of research within political science: political philosophy, where John Rawls proposed the term overlapping consensus to describe a framework for reconciling fundamentally ...

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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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