superimpose


su·per·im·pose

transitive verb \ˌsü-pər-im-ˈpōz\

: to place or lay (something) over something else

Full Definition of SUPERIMPOSE

:  to place or lay over or above something <superimposed images>
su·per·im·pos·able \-ˈpō-zə-bəl\ adjective
su·per·im·po·si·tion \-ˌim-pə-ˈzi-shən\ noun

Examples of SUPERIMPOSE

  1. A triangle superimposed on an inverted triangle forms a six-pointed star.

First Known Use of SUPERIMPOSE

1794

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