superpose

verb
su·per·pose | \ˌsü-pər-ˈpōz \
superposed; superposing

Definition of superpose 

transitive verb

1 : to place or lay over or above whether in or not in contact : superimpose

2 : to lay (something, such as a geometric figure) upon another so as to make all like parts coincide

Other Words from superpose

superposable \ˌsü-pər-ˈpō-zə-bəl \ adjective
superposition \ˌsü-pər-pə-ˈzi-shən \ noun

First Known Use of superpose

1823, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for superpose

probably from French superposer, back-formation from superposition, from Late Latin superposition-, superpositio, from Latin superponere to superpose, from super- + ponere to place — more at position

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