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overlap

 
Noun overlap has 3 senses
  1. overlap, convergence, intersection - a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena; "there was no overlap between their proposals"
    --1 is a kind of representation, mental representation, internal representation
    --1 has particulars: crossroads; interface
    Derived form: verb overlap1
  2. overlap - the property of partial coincidence in time
    --2 is a kind of
    concurrence, coincidence, conjunction, co-occurrence
    Derived form: verb overlap1
  3. lap, overlap - a flap that lies over another part; "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"
    --3 is a kind of flap
    --3 has particulars: cuff, turnup; hem; lapel; lappet
    Derived form: verb overlap2
Verb overlap has 2 senses
  1. overlap - coincide partially or wholly; "Our vacations overlap"
    --1 is one way to
    coincide, co-occur, cooccur
    Derived forms: noun overlap2, noun overlap1
    Sample sentences:
    Something ----s
    Something is ----ing PP
  2. overlap - extend over and cover a part of; "The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city"
    --2 is one way to
    cover, extend
    Derived forms: noun overlap3, noun overlapping1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s
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