overlapped overlapped  /ˈoʊ vər ˌlæpt/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena
  2. (n) the property of partial coincidence in time
  3. (n) a flap that lies over another part
  4. (v) coincide partially or wholly
  5. (v) extend over and cover a part of

Derived Word(s)

Usage(s):

  1. Inside, along a small driveway overlapped by tall pines, lie a parking lot, pavilion and fruit orchard.
  2. His trial in 2006 overlapped with Alabama's Democratic primary, in which Siegelman had initially been a heavy favorite.
  3. His trial in 2006 overlapped with Alabama's Democratic primary, in which Siegelman had initially been a heavy favorite.

News

  • A few questions with Rachel Reese

    Atlanta-native Rachel Reese spent some productive years in the East Coast's contemporary art world. She served as financial director of the storied, now-shuttered Deitch Projects in New York, a position that overlapped with her time as assistant director of Fleisher/Ollman Gallery in Philadelphia.… [ Read more ] [ Subscribe to the comments on this story ]
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Creative Loafing Atlanta

Quotes

  1. "If you look back at that period in time, it kind of overlapped the '80s and the '90s, and I kind of felt like that may have hurt them," Gibbs said. "I was hoping more people would be recognized, and I hope a number of other guys get in,...
    on Aug 2, 2008 By: Joe Gibbs Source: International Herald Tribune

  2. In the foreword, Mr Cameron and Mr Clegg wrote: "In every part of this agreement we have gone further than simply adopting those policies where we previously overlapped." "We have found that a combination of our parties' best ideas and...
    on May 20, 2010 By: Nick Clegg Source: Telegraph.co.uk

  3. Attorney General Richard Blumenthal said that he is "pleased that Gov. Rell has chosen a jurist of superlative intellect, integrity and character. I have known Judge Chase T. Rogers since our careers briefly overlapped at Cummings & Lockwood in the...
    on Feb 21, 2007 By: Richard Blumenthal Source: Hartford Courant

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