Examples from the Web for superposition
It is obtained by the superposition of photographs of different persons, and is itself different from any of them.The Criminal & the Community|James Devon
The resultant effect is a blur, due to superposition, and the inscription cannot be read with the eyes open.
If this method of superposition is not possible, locate by measurement.Handwork in Wood|William Noyes
The maximum effect produced by superposition of stimuli increases with the intensity of the constituent stimuli.
Finally, he made a superposition of some of their observation tape, examined it, and turned.The Players|Everett B. Cole
British Dictionary definitions for superposition
Word Origin and History for superposition
1650s, from French superposition, from Late Latin superpositionem (nominative superpositio), noun of action from past participle stem of superponere, from super (see super-) + ponere "to put, place" (see position).