Superimpose
Superimpose Su`per*im*pose", v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Superimposed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Superimposing}.] To lay or impose on something else; as, a stratum of earth superimposed on another stratum. -- {Su`per*im`po*si"tion}, n. [1913 Webster]

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  • superimpose — 1794, from superimposition (1684), from L. superimponere from super (see SUPER (Cf. super )) + imponere to place upon, from in into + poser put, place …   Etymology dictionary

  • superimpose — *overlay, superpose, appliqué …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • superimpose — ► VERB ▪ place or lay (one thing) over another. DERIVATIVES superimposition noun …   English terms dictionary

  • superimpose — [so͞o΄pərim pōz′] vt. superimposed, superimposing 1. to put, lay, or stack on top of something else 2. to add as a dominant or unassimilated feature superimposition [so͞o΄pərim΄pə zish′ən] n …   English World dictionary

  • superimpose — v. (D; tr.) to superimpose on (to superimpose one image on another; to superimpose a new way of life on old customs) * * * [ˌs(j)uːp(ə)rɪm pəʊz] (D; tr.) to superimpose on (to superimpose one image on another; to superimpose a new way of life on… …   Combinatory dictionary

  • superimpose — su|per|im|pose [ˌsu:pərımˈpəuz US ˈpouz] v [T] 1.) to put one picture, image, or photograph on top of another so that both can be partly seen superimpose sth on/onto sth ▪ A photo of a cup of cappuccino had been superimposed on a picture of… …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • superimpose — UK [ˌsuːpərɪmˈpəʊz] / US [ˌsupərɪmˈpoʊz] verb [transitive] Word forms superimpose : present tense I/you/we/they superimpose he/she/it superimposes present participle superimposing past tense superimposed past participle superimposed 1) to put one …   English dictionary

  • superimpose — verb Superimpose is used with these nouns as the object: ↑grid …   Collocations dictionary

  • superimpose — verb (T) 1 to put one picture, image, or photograph on top of another so that both can be partly seen: superimpose sth on/onto sth: His face had been superimposed onto a different background. 2 to combine two systems, ideas, opinions etc so that… …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

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