Definition of Superimpose

1. Verb. Place on top of. "Can you superimpose the two images?"

Exact synonyms: Lay Over, Superpose
Specialized synonyms: Develop
Generic synonyms: Lay, Place, Pose, Position, Put, Set
Derivative terms: Superposition



Definition of Superimpose

1. v. t. To lay or impose on something else; as, a stratum of earth superimposed on another stratum.

Definition of Superimpose

1. Verb. To place an object over another object, usually in such a way that both will be visible. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superimpose

1. [v -POSED, -POSING, -POSES]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superimpose

superhumeral
superhumerals
superhump
superhumping
superhumps
superhydrophobic
superhydrophobicity
superhype
superhyped
superhyperfine
superhypes
superhyping
superimmense
superimportant
superimposable
superimpose (current term)
superimposed
superimposes
superimposing
superimposition
superimpositions
superimpregnation
superimpregnations
superincumbence
superincumbency
superincumbent
superindex
superindexes
superindices
superindividual

Literary usage of Superimpose

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1. An Etymological Dictionary of the English Language by Walter William Skeat (1893)
"superimpose, SUPERINCUMBENT, SUPERINDUCE ; see Super- and Impose, Incumbent, Induce. SUPERIOR, higher in rank, &c. (F..-L.) Now spelt so as to resemble ..."

2. The Fundamentals of Mechanical Drawing by Richard Shelton Kirby (1918)
"Either of two arrangements may be used; (i) superimpose the first and second positions, using line 6 for the latter; then repeat the second position, ..."

3. Ethics of Democracy: A Series of Optimistic Essays on the Natural Laws of by Louis Freeland Post (1916)
"We are able to superimpose our authority upon "inferior" peoples, not because we are superior in any of the things that go to make men morally better or ..."

4. Ethics of Democracy: A Series of Optimistic Essays on the Natural Laws of by Louis Freeland Post (1916)
"We are able to superimpose our authority upon "inferior" peoples, not because we are superior in any of the things that go to make men morally better or ..."

5. Inquiries Into Human Faculty and Its Development by Francis Galton (1883)
"I may mention a plan which had occurred both to Mr. Herbert Spencer and myself, the principle of which is to superimpose optically the various drawings, ..."

6. Inquiries Into Human Faculty and Its Development by Francis Galton (1883)
"I may mention a plan which had occurred both to Mr. Herbert Spencer and myself, the principle of which is to superimpose optically the various drawings, ..."

7. Wilson's Photographic Magazine (1909)
"... superimpose the pictures on the sheet through three-colored glasses that we found the process unworkable. As soon as the handle of the projecting ..."

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