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Adjective: imbricated  'im-bru,key-tid
  1. (botany) used especially of leaves or bracts; overlapping or layered as scales or shingles
    - imbricate
Verb: imbricate
  1. Place so as to overlap
    "imbricate the roof tiles"
  2. Overlap
    "The roof tiles imbricate"

See also: rough, unsmooth

Type of: lay, overlap, place, pose, position, put, set

Encyclopedia: Imbricated