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overlap

US [ˈoʊvərˌlæp]
UK [ˈəʊvə(r)ˌlæp]
  • v.交叠;使部分重叠;(时间上)部分重叠;(范围方面)部分重叠
  • n.(范围方面的)重叠部分;重叠量;交接时期
  • Web焊瘤;交迭;重迭
Past Tense:overlapped  Simple Present:overlaps  Present Participle:overlapping  
overlap
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v.
1.
[t][i]
~ (sth)
(物体)部分重叠,交叠if one thingoverlaps another, or the two thingsoverlap , part of one thing covers part of the other
A fish's scales overlap each other
鱼鳞一片片上下交叠。
The floor was protected with overlapping sheets of newspaper.
地板用一张搭着一张的报纸保护着。
2.
[t]
~ sth
使部分重叠to make two or more things overlap
You will need to overlap the pieces of wood slightly.
你得使这些木片像鱼鳞片似的搭叠起来。
3.
[i][t]
~ (sth)
(时间上)部分重叠if two eventsoverlap oroverlap each other, the second one starts before the first one has finished
4.
[i][t]
(范围方面)部分重叠to cover part of the same area of interest, knowledge, responsibility, etc.
Our jobs overlap slightly, which sometimes causes difficulties.
我们的工作略有重叠,所以有时引起一些困难。
The language of science overlaps with that of everyday life.
有些科学用语也用于日常生活。
n.
1.
[c][u]
~ (between sth and sth)
(范围方面的)重叠部分a shared area of interest, knowledge, responsibility, etc.
There is (a) considerable overlap between the two subjects.
两门科目之间有相当多的共通之处。
2.
[c][u]
(物体的)重叠部分,重叠量the amount by which one thing covers another thing
an overlap of 5 cm on each roof tile
每片房瓦上 5 厘米的重叠度
3.
[u][sing]
(两事发生的)重叠时间,交接时期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.
将有一周的交接期可以让约翰教导安如何接手工作。

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