[ UK /ˌə‍ʊvəlˈæpɪŋ/ ]
[ US /ˈoʊvɝˌɫæpɪŋ/ ]
  1. covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)
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How To Use overlapping In A Sentence

  • Working your way across the ceiling widthwise rather than lengthwise, begin painting a series of overlapping W's until the ceiling is mostly covered.
  • The two alternatives, presented as dichotomous above, may be viewed as partly overlapping, and not mutually exclusive.
  • The clinker-built construction of overlapping planks secured by clench nails conferred great strength with flexibility.
  • The map was a cartographer's bird's-eye view, but the icy mountains unfolded white and hazy and shadowed, outlines blurred and overlapping. SEIZE THE RECKLESS WIND
  • It seems pointlessly dense with renegade and overlapping wood slats, all cracked and sullied.
  • The party won the support of the right-wing opposition and more than 100 000 people, but failed in getting the support of its two coalition partners, who claimed that the idea contradicted the constitution and would have resulted in having two National Assemblies overlapping each other - the old one with a few weeks left of its term and the new one. SofiaEcho RSS feed
  • And by this, I mean the many overlapping discoveries of unvoiced knowledge, feelings and imagination that we stumble upon via images.
  • The end of one band overlapping the end of another, the joints held together by a simple dot of solder, not welding at all. OFF THE CHART
  • Competitors, collaborators, those in complimentary fields with an overlapping client base, and folks who are totally outside your immediate world. Women Grow Business » 2009 » November
  • Their three-guitar lineup produced a wall of overlapping sound, immersing the audience in impassioned songs mostly about love, and occasionally hate.
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