- to place above or upon something else, or one upon another.
- Geometry. to place (one figure) in the space occupied by another, so that the two figures coincide throughout their whole extent.
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We therefore speak of congruent triangles and congruent parallelograms as being those that are superposable.The Teaching of Geometry
David Eugene Smith
The two worlds thus become substantially identical, continuous, and superposable; each can merge insensibly into the other.Winds Of Doctrine
- geometry to transpose (the coordinates of one geometric figure) to coincide with those of another
- a rare word for superimpose (def. 1)