OVERLAPPING's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of overlapping
a. covering with a design in which one element covers a part of another
Good security is built in overlapping, cross-checking layers, to slow down attacks.
Sentence in Classic:
They had always been a clannish tribe, presenting an unbroken phalanx of overlapping shields to the world in time of stress, no matter what their private opinions of the conduct of individual kinsmen might be.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Rippling, rippling, rippling, like a flapping overlapping of soft flames, soft as feathers, running to points of brilliance, exquisite, exquisite and melting her all molten inside.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
They were a pretty, buxom quartette, so crammed into the carriage that their hoops and flounces overlapped and their parasols nudged and bumped together above their wide leghorn sun hats, crowned with roses and dangling with black velvet chin ribbons.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
At the crotch or junction, these flukes slightly overlap, then sideways recede from each other like wings, leaving a wide vacancy between.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
I had waited patiently for the opportunity for I was aware that he would never permit cases to overlap, and that his clear and logical mind would not be drawn from its present work to dwell upon memories of the past.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By A. Conan Doyle Context