overlap

(redirected from overlaps)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Medical, Legal.

overlap

Geology the horizontal extension of the upper beds in a series of rock strata beyond the lower beds, usually caused by submergence of the land

overlap

[′ō·vər‚lap]
(communications)
In teletypewriter practice, the selecting of another code group while the printing of a previously selected code group is taking place.
Amount by which the effective height of the scanning facsimile spot exceeds the nominal width of the scanning line.
(computer science)
To perform some or all of an operation concurrently with one or more other operations.
(geology)
Movement of an upcurrent part of a shore to a position extending seaward beyond a downcurrent part.
Extension of strata over or beyond older underlying rocks.
The horizontal component of separation measured parallel to the strike of a fault.
(metallurgy)
Projection of the weld metal beyond the bond at the toe of the weld.
Extension of one sheet over another in spot, seam, or projection welding.

overlap

overlapclick for a larger image
The amount by which one photograph includes the same area covered by another, customarily expressed as a percentage. The overlap between successive air photographs on a flight line is called forward overlap or ground overlap. The overlap between photographs in adjacent parallel flight lines is called lateral overlap or sidelap. The normal forward and side overlaps are 60% and 30%, respectively.
References in periodicals archive ?
Even larger overlaps, such as James Ames, can be found, but these are augmented by surnames ending in--son or--s, such as John Johnson and Peter Peters.
This analysis shows a significant overlap of journal titles indexed in Scopus and CINAHL, but it is not nearly as large as the overlap between Scopus and MEDLINE or EMBASE/Excerpta Medica or even as large as the overlap with PsycINFO, as shown in the Gavel and Iselid study [5].
Such changes have adjusted the managerial "span of control" by correcting a long-standing imbalance in the number of employees reporting to managers; eliminated management redundancy and overlap in some field offices; and adjusted the geographic "footprints" of its Industry areas to become more compact and cohesive.
Conversely, the loss of wood volume and the wood in bark were lowest for both overlaps at the 27.
Canonical correlation is a technique to answer questions concerning the degree to which a set of variables can be predicted or explained by another set of variables and the degree to which the two sets of variables overlap.
With such a design, it would be easier to avoid overlaps and duplication and--most importantly--provide consistent advice.
This can be used to reveal the presence and size of overlaps from the peaks of any elements, including peaks arising from high-order reflections.
Thus, the overlap between work and family issues can lead to domestic problems for British police officers.
On March 20, 1996, the Internal Revenue Service issued Notice 96-18,(1) inviting public comment in connection with a study of issues surrounding the computation of interest where overpayments and underpayments of tax liabilities overlap.
All of these areas overlap the function of the technical service specialist who has the additional responsibilities of new product development, quick pricing estimates, consulting and process improvement (both in-house and customers).