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o·ver·lap

(ō'vĕr-lap),
1. Suturing of one layer of tissue above or under another to gain strength.
2. An extension or projection of one tissue over another.

overlap

[-lap′]
to extend over and cover part of an existing surface or structure.

o·ver·lap

(ō'vĕr-lap)
1. Suturing of one layer of tissue above or under another to gain strength.
2. An extension or projection of one tissue over another.
3. radiography Use of incorrect angles to enable viewing between structures.

o·ver·lap

(ō'vĕr-lap)
1. Suturing of a layer of tissue above or under another to gain strength.
2. Extension or projection of one tissue over another.
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Researchers analyzed data from the National Longitudinal Study of Adolescent Health (Add Health) to examine the patterns of heterosexual relationships reported by teenage high school students, in terms of the ethnicity and age of partners and the occurrence of overlapping relationships.
The same way that the two pieces of oak tag must overlap to get the paper fastener through them both, students align the two parts of the actor in 3-D space, overlapping each other.
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This approach to reducing crime constitutes one reason for using alternative flexible work practices--such as overlapping shifts, alternative shift patterns, more part-time police officers, and more civilians to carry out administrative and clerical work.
While this rate of co-occurrence has led some to theorize that the two disorders share overlapping deficits (Marshall & Hynd, 1997), other research concludes that ADD and learning disability are separate and distinct entities that often co-occur (Riccio & Jemison, 1998).
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