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VERB (2)

1. place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide;

2. place on top of;
- Example: "can you superimpose the two images?"
[syn: superimpose, superpose, lay over]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Superpose \Su`per*pose"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Superposed; p. pr. & vb. n. Superposing.] [F. superposer. See Super-, and Pose.] 1. To lay upon, as one kind of rock on another. [1913 Webster] 2. (Geom.) To lay (a figure) upon another in such a manner that all the parts of the one coincide with the parts of the other; as, to superpose one plane figure on another. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

superpose v 1: place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide 2: place on top of; "can you superimpose the two images?" [syn: superimpose, superpose, lay over]