Examples of superimpose in a sentence
A triangle superimposed on an inverted triangle forms a six-pointed star.
Did You Know?
Superimposition was one of the magical effects employed by early filmmakers. Using "mirror shots", with semitransparent mirrors set at 45° angles to the scene, they would superimpose shadowy images of ghosts or scenes from a character's past onto scenes from the present. Superimposing your own ideas on something, such as a historical event, has to be done carefully, since your ideas may change whenever you learn something new about the event.
First Known Use of superimpose
SUPERIMPOSE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of superimpose for English Language Learners
: to place or lay (something) over something else
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