overlapping

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overlapping

  1. present participle of overlap

Adjective[edit]

overlapping (comparative more overlapping, superlative most overlapping)

  1. That overlaps something else
    1851 A long-skirted, cabalistically-cut coat of a faded walnut tinge enveloped him; the overlapping sleeves of which were rolled up on his wrists. — Herman Melville, Moby Dick.

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Noun[edit]

overlapping (plural overlappings)

  1. The situation in which things overlap.
    • 2018, James Lambert, “A multitude of ‘lishes’: The nomenclature of hybridity”, in English World-Wide[1], page 10:
      This overlapping is reflective of hybrid languages, where certain features (phonetic, orthographic, semantic, syntactic) are also difficult to disentangle.

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