imbricate

Definitions of imbricate
  1. adjective
    used especially of leaves or bracts; overlapping or layered as scales or shingles
    synonyms: imbricated
    rough, unsmooth
    having or caused by an irregular surface
  2. verb
    place so as to overlap
    imbricate the roof tiles”
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    type of:
    lay, place, pose, position, put, set
    put into a certain place or abstract location
  3. verb
    overlap
    “The roof tiles imbricate
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    type of:
    overlap
    extend over and cover a part of
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