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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 previewHow to Prepare for the ExCET (1999)

Examination for the Certification of Educators in Texas : Professional Development Tests by S. L. McCune, Donnya Elle Stephens, Mary Ella Lowe

Eliminate A because overlapping is the skill of being able to do more than one thing at a time, such as moving to stand beside a student who is off-task, answering a question from another student, and monitoring cooperative learning groups, ...

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 previewAssessment in Early Childhood Settings (2001)

Learning Stories by Margaret Carr

Overlapping is the process in which related domains work together. Interest and involvement frequently occur at the same time (although one can have an interest without the involvement), and creative problem-solving is frequently (but not ...

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 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 ...

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Small photo of Wooden wall made by overlapping sheets old louversSmall photo of 2 footprints, opposite directions, overlapping on a park path under "melting" weather (close to freezing temperature) conditionsSmall photo of Overlapping Enamel PotSmall photo of Overlapping Sculpture like Tin, Aluminum ShinglesSmall photo of Grey panels overlapping. Copy spaceSmall photo of Linked white circles form a mathematical pattern of overlapping shapesSmall photo of hand draws a diagram with the 3 circles body, spirit and soul, resulting in an overlapping which is the balance area More...

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Quotes about Overlapping

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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