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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 previewDigital Design for Print and Web (2011)

An Introduction to Theory, Principles, and Techniques by John DiMarco

Overlapping ( compositing) items using this layering feature is a strong method for creating abstraction. Overlapping is the main technique used to create collages ( overlapped ...

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 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 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 previewModelling Public Transport Passenger Flows in the Era of Intelligent Transport Systems (2016)

COST Action TU1004 (TransITS) by Guido Gentile, Klaus Noekel

C–Logit Model The simplest extension of the MNL model to address arc overlapping is the C– Logit model, which maintains the simplicity of the MNL model and adds a correction term to the systematic utility. The basic idea behind the ...

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 previewTrade Secrets (2012)

Rowland B. Wilson’s Notes on Design for Cartooning and Animation by Rowland B. Wilson

Overlapping is a good way to combine multiple elements into one picture. Usually you will want to design with a focal point in mind. Consider where you want to lead the viewer's eye and concentrate your dramatic or contrasting shapes there.

Google previewIntegration of AI and OR Techniques in Constraint Programming for Combinatorial Optimization Problems (2011)

8th International Conference, CPAIOR 2011, Berlin, Germany, May 23-27, 2011. Proceedings by Tobias Achterberg, J. Christopher Beck

naturally replaces the makespan as a quality measure; exploiting inter-iteration overlapping is the primary method to obtain high ...

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 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 previewDictionary of Health Information Technology and Security (2007)

OVERLAPPING SECURITY DOMAIN shared across applications and platforms for health information transmissions and related technologies. ORGANIZED HEALTHCARE ARRANGEMENT: A clinically or virtually integrated care setting in ...

Google previewEncyclopedia of Library and Information Science (1992)

Volume 50 - Supplement 13:: Achieving Compatibility of Indexing Languages in Online Access Environment to Vietnam: Libraries and Information Services by Allen Kent

A logical AND between overlapping fragments with different types of genericity defines implicitly the probable presence of a more specific fragment. In CAS ONLINE system, a screen characterizes a carbon atom attached to two different ...

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 ...

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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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