Từ điển trực tuyến - Online Dictionary

English - Vietnamese Dictionary
overlap /'ouvəlæp/
  • danh từ
    • sự gối lên nhau
    • phần đè lên nhau, phần gối lên nhau[,ouvə'læp]
    • ngoại động từ
      • lấn lên, gối lên
      • nội động từ
        • lấn lên nhau, gối lên nhau
      Concise Dictionary
      +a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena
      +the property of partial coincidence in time
      +a flap that lies over another part
      +coincide partially or wholly
      +extend over and cover a part of

      Thesaurus Dictionary
      1 lap (over), overlie, overlay, shingle, Technical imbricate, strobilate:
      Note how the upper tiles overlap the lower to keep the rain out.
      2 coincide, correspond, intersect:
      Our work shifts overlap by four hours.
      3 lap, flap, overlay, fly (front) or Brit flies, imbrication:
      The overlap conceals the buttons that close the skirt on the side.
      Advanced English Dictionary
      verb, noun
      + verb (-pp-)
      1 if one thing overlaps another, or the two things overlap, part of one thing covers part of the other: [VN] A fish's scales overlap each other + [V] The floor was protected with overlapping sheets of newspaper.
      2 [VN] to make two or more things overlap: You will need to overlap the pieces of wood slightly.
      3 [V, VN] if two events overlap or overlap each other, the second one starts before the first one has finished
      4 ~ (with sth) to cover part of the same area of interest, knowledge, responsibility, etc: [V] Our jobs overlap slightly, which sometimes causes difficulties. + The language of science overlaps with that of everyday life. [also VN]
      + noun
      1 [C, U] ~ (between sth and sth) a shared area of interest, knowledge, responsibility, etc: There is (a) considerable overlap between the two subjects.
      2 [C, U] the amount by which one thing covers another thing: an overlap of 5 cm on each roof tile
      3 [sing.] a period of time in which two events or activities happen together: There will be an overlap of a week while John teaches Ann the job.
      Collocation Dictionary


      almost | partially, partly, slightly, to some extent
      Put the two pieces of paper together so that they overlap slightly. The two categories overlap to some extent.
      | clearly


      terms which overlap slightly in meaning
      | with
      a world which overlaps with the newspaper world

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