superimpose [soo-per-im- pohz] Word Origin See more synonyms for superimpose on Thesaurus.com verb (used with object), su·per·im·posed, su·per·im·pos·ing. to impose, place, or set over, above, or on something else. to put or join as an addition (usually followed by on or upon). . Movies, Television to print (an image) over another image so that both are seen at once: The credits were superimposed over the opening scene. Related forms su·per·im·po·si·tion , [soo-per-im-p uh- zish- uh n] /ˌsu pərˌɪm pəˈzɪʃ ən/ noun su·per·im·pos·a·ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for superimposable to set or place on or over something else (usually foll by on ) or upon to add (to) Derived Forms superimposition, noun
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Word Origin and History for superimposable superimpose v.
superimposition (1680s), from Latin superimponere from super- (see super-) + imponere "to place upon," from in- "into" + poser "put, place" (see pose (v.1)). Related: Superimposed; superimposing.
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