
Definition of Superpose
1. Verb. Place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide.
Derivative terms: Superposition, Superposition
2. Verb. Place on top of. "Can you superimpose the two images?"
Specialized synonyms: Develop
Generic synonyms: Lay, Place, Pose, Position, Put, Set
Derivative terms: Superposition
Definition of Superpose
1. v. t. To lay upon, as one kind of rock on another.
Definition of Superpose
1. Verb. To place one thing on top of another ¹
2. Verb. (mathematics) To place one geometric figure on top of another in such a way that all common parts coincide ¹
¹ Source: wiktionary.com
Definition of Superpose
1. [v POSED, POSING, POSES]
Lexicographical Neighbors of Superpose
Literary usage of Superpose
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Century Dictionary: An Encyclopedic Lexicon of the English Language by William Dwight Whitney (1891)
"[< superpose + able.'} Capable of being superposed ; not interfering with one
another, or not rendering one another impossible, as two displacements or ..."
2. Laboratory work in physiological chemistry by Frederick George Novy (1898)
"superpose as in Exp. 2, the spectrum of oxyhaemo globin (1—50) for comparison.
... superpose the spectrum of oxyhaemoglobin and compare the two spectra. ..."
3. Proceedings of the London Mathematical Society by London Mathematical Society (1896)
"(0,l), cannot superpose the 5 squares of /?, y, 6 or of 6, ... Hence every square
of C can superpose 3 squares of R and D, every square of R 3 squares of D. ..."