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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 over·lap /ˌovɚ/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 重疊; 交疊 OL; OVL

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·lap v. t.
 1. To lay (one thing) over another; to lap.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ver·lap n.
 1. The lapping of one thing over another; as, an overlap of six inches; an overlap of a slate on a roof.
 2. Geol. An extension of geological beds above and beyond others, as in a conformable series of beds, when the upper beds extend over a wider space than the lower, either in one or in all directions.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a representation of common ground between theories or
           phenomena; "there was no overlap between their
           proposals" [syn: convergence, intersection]
      2: the property of partial coincidence in time
      3: a flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles
         should be at least ten inches" [syn: lap]
      v 1: coincide partially or wholly; "Our vacations overlap"
      2: extend over and cover a part of; "The roofs of the houses
         overlap in this crowded city"
      [also: overlapping, overlapped]