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Synonyms for overlap
ˌoʊ vərˈlæp; ˈoʊ vərˌlæpover·lap

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. overlap, convergence, intersectionnoun

    a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena

    "there was no overlap between their proposals"

    crossing, intersection point, intersection, lap, carrefour, crossroad, converging, crossway, convergency, product, point of intersection, convergence

  2. overlapnoun

    the property of partial coincidence in time

    convergence, intersection, lap

  3. lap, overlapverb

    a flap that lies over another part

    "the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"

    lap, lap covering, lick, intersection, circuit, circle, convergence

  4. overlapverb

    coincide partially or wholly

    "Our vacations overlap"

  5. overlapverb

    extend over and cover a part of

    "The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city"

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Concise Medical Dictionary, by Joseph C Segen, MD

  1. overlap

    Horizontal overlap--I think that horizontal overbite is correct, DC Dental school, trash other

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  1. Melanie Pittman:

    I try to reach out to other individuals who are growing food in the area, to avoid the overlap - 'I grow tomatoes, you grow carrots,'.

  2. Chester Wisniewski:

    We have a collision of tech, privacy and health professionals and the Venn diagram doesn't really have a spot where they all overlap.

  3. Kevin Comerford:

    While there may be some overlap, processed foods are not synonymous with canned foods, canned fruits and vegetables are better than no fruits or vegetables. Many canned fruits and vegetables can even be considered comparable to fresh options.

  4. Kirby Smart:

    This year is this year, i don’t think there’s any overlap between the two. I know people want to make it that, make it some kind of overlap, but every year is independent of the previous.

  5. Steve King:

    There will probably be a little overlap that we don't know about. But it's probably better to have too much than not enough, with the Iowa caucus, we know the model to be successful isn't necessarily running a thousand points a week for three weeks on TV.

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