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overlapping

[¦ō·vər¦lap·iŋ]
(computer science)
An operation whereby, if the processor determines that the current instruction and the next instruction lie in different storage modules, the two words may be retrieved in parallel.

Overlapping

Forms extending over and covering part of an area or surface that has a common alignment; it may be slight or significant, as long as there is a common surface between the elements.
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Section 3 presents the information propagation model with overlapping communities.
Overlapping and concurrent surgeries have become a controversial topic in the wake of high-profile media reports.
America Movil and Telmex would mostly benefit because companies that own fixed-line and mobile operations in overlapping areas can reduce each other's interconnection costs, what telephone companies charge to complete a call.
Line overlaps affecting elemental peaks can be corrected by subtracting the contribution of the overlapping peak, but nevertheless should be avoided if possible, in view of the uncertainties in the correction, and increased statistical uncertainty resulting from the increased effective background.
This proportion was slightly lower if partners were of a different age (29%) or ethnicity (30%), or if respondents reported overlapping relationships (29%).
Hence, some measure of simplification in compliance and administration will be achieved by eliminating the calculation of differing annual limitation amounts under the overlapping regimes.
Dan Hodges, president, Pande Cameron/Fritz & Larue, said, "This particular market's traffic wasn't heavily impacted, although we're hoping, going forward, the overlapping markets will grow in importance.
NEW YORK -- Reflecting the increase in complex litigation, which often involves multiple jurisdictions and overlapping civil and regulatory investigations, Practising Law Institute (PLI) will host its first annual "Managing Complex Litigation: Legal Strategies and Best Practices in 'High-Stakes' Cases" conference.
The fields of instructional technology (IT) and human resource development (HRD) are both evolving fields of study and practice with overlapping domains.
Also new is a double-pump option that allows overlapping part ejection and mold opening to trim cycle time.
He and his coworkers made the structures by first identifying overlapping nanotubes in a sample under a transmission electron microscope.
It is customary to fit analytical functions to overlapping peaks in a measured spectrum to determine peak positions, which identify the chemical state, and peak intensities, which quantify the surface composition.