HyperDic: overlap

English > 5 senses of the word overlap:
VERBstativeoverlapcoincide partially or wholly
stativeoverlapextend over and cover a part of
NOUNcognitionoverlap, convergence, intersectiona representation of common ground between theories or phenomena
attributeoverlapthe property of partial coincidence in time
artifactoverlap, lapa flap that lies over another part
overlap > pronunciation
Soundsow'verlae.p
Rhymesbackslap ... zap: 45 rhymes with aep...
English > overlap: 5 senses > noun 1, cognition
MeaningA representation of common ground between theories or phenomena.
Example"there was no overlap between their proposals"
Synonymsconvergence, intersection
NarrowercrossroadsA point where a choice must be made
interfaceThe overlap where two theories or phenomena affect each other or have links with each other
Broaderrepresentation, mental representation, internal representationA presentation to the mind in the form of an idea or image
Spanishconvergencia, superposición
Catalanconvergència, superposició
Verbsoverlapcoincide partially or wholly
English > overlap: 5 senses > noun 2, attribute
MeaningThe property of partial coincidence in time.
Broaderconcurrence, coincidence, conjunction, co-occurrenceThe temporal property of two things / things happening at the same time
Spanishsolapo, superposición, traslapo
Catalanencavalcament, superposició
Verbsoverlapcoincide partially or wholly
English > overlap: 5 senses > noun 3, artifact
MeaningA flap that lies over another part.
Synonymlap
Narrowercuff, turnupThe lap consisting of a turned-back hem encircling the end of the sleeve or leg
lapellap at the front of a coat
lappetA small lap on a garment or headdress
BroaderflapAny broad thin and limber covering attached at one edge
Spanishsolapo
Catalanencavalcament
Verbsoverlapextend over and cover a part of
English > overlap: 5 senses > verb 1, stative
Meaningcoincide partially or wholly.
PatternSomething ----s; Something is ----ing PP; Somebody ----s something
Example"Our vacations overlap"
NarrowershareHave in common
Broadercoincide, co-occur, cooccurGo with, fall together
Spanishcoincidir, imbricar, solapar, superponerse
Catalancoincidir, solapar
Nounsoverlapthe property of partial coincidence in time
overlapa representation of common ground between theories or phenomena
English > overlap: 5 senses > verb 2, stative
MeaningExtend over and cover a part of.
PatternSomething ----s; Somebody ----s something
Example"The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city"
Narrowerimbricateoverlap
Broadercover, continue, extendspan an interval / interval of distance, space or time
Spanishsolapar, traslapar
Nounsoverlapa flap that lies over another part
overlappingcovering with a design in which one element covers a part of another (as with tiles or shingles)

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