Definitions for overlapping

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. imbrication, overlapping, lapping(noun)

    covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)

Wiktionary

  1. overlapping(Noun)

    The situation in which things overlap.

  2. overlapping(Adjective)

    Pertaining to something that overlaps something else.

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Stephen Scherer:

    You need to do both tests, because they produce non-overlapping data.

  2. Ben Schreer:

    The challenges are military complexity, capability standards, limited funding, competing priorities and, in some cases, overlapping claims in the South China Sea.

  3. Armand Balilo:

    We want to peacefully resolve our overlapping exclusive economic zone claims to avoid further friction which may result in an accident, there are ongoing backroom talks to come to an agreement but I am not privy to these talks.

  4. Gary Peters:

    Despite my serious reservations, I will reluctantly vote against a motion of disapproval because I believe that doing so will protect the credibility of the United States to hold Iran accountable to adhere to every single obligation in the [Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action], having talked to the technical experts who will be involved with the implementation of this agreement, I have come to the conclusion that its many overlapping provisions will make it exceedingly difficult for the Iranians to build a nuclear weapon in the short term and will lengthen the time required should they choose to break their commitments and try to build one in the future.

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