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superimpose

[ soo-per-im-pohz ]
/ 藢su p蓹r 瑟m藞po蕣z /
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verb (used with object), su路per路im路posed, su路per路im路pos路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).
to display or print (an image or text) over another image so that both are visible at once: You can superimpose open captions on your videos with this free software.
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Origin of superimpose

First recorded in 1785鈥95; super- + impose

OTHER WORDS FROM superimpose

su路per路im路po路si路tion [soo-per-im-puh-zish-uhn], /藢su p蓹r藢瑟m p蓹藞z瑟蕛 蓹n/, nounsu路per路im路pos路a路ble, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for superimpose

superimpose
/ (藢su藧p蓹r瑟m藞p蓹蕣z) /

verb (tr)
to set or place on or over something else
(usually foll by on or upon) to add (to)

Derived forms of superimpose

superimposition, noun
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