"overlaps" in the noun sense
1. overlap, convergence, intersection
a representation of common ground between theories or phenomena
"there was no overlap between their proposals"
the property of partial coincidence in time
3. lap, overlap
a flap that lies over another part
"the lap of the shingles should be at least ten inches"
"overlaps" in the verb sense
coincide partially or wholly
"Our vacations overlap"
extend over and cover a part of
"The roofs of the houses overlap in this crowded city"
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