superposed

adjective
su·​per·​posed | \ ˌsü-pər-ˈpōzd How to pronounce superposed (audio) \

Definition of superposed

: situated vertically over another layer or part

Examples of superposed in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Google’s machine has 53 qubits, which between them can represent nearly ten million billion possible superposed states. The Economist, "Proof emerges that a quantum computer can outperform a classical one," 26 Sep. 2019 Before the measurement, the various superposed states interfere with one another in a wavelike manner, producing outcomes with higher or lower probabilities. Wired, "Quantum Darwinism Could Explain What Makes Reality Real," 28 July 2019 Before the measurement, the various superposed states interfere with one another in a wavelike manner, producing outcomes with higher or lower probabilities. Philip Ball, WIRED, "Quantum Darwinism Could Explain What Makes Reality Real," 28 July 2019 Before the measurement, the various superposed states interfere with one another in a wavelike manner, producing outcomes with higher or lower probabilities. Wired, "Quantum Darwinism Could Explain What Makes Reality Real," 28 July 2019 Before the measurement, the various superposed states interfere with one another in a wavelike manner, producing outcomes with higher or lower probabilities. Philip Ball, WIRED, "Quantum Darwinism Could Explain What Makes Reality Real," 28 July 2019 Before the measurement, the various superposed states interfere with one another in a wavelike manner, producing outcomes with higher or lower probabilities. Wired, "Quantum Darwinism Could Explain What Makes Reality Real," 28 July 2019 Before the measurement, the various superposed states interfere with one another in a wavelike manner, producing outcomes with higher or lower probabilities. Philip Ball, WIRED, "Quantum Darwinism Could Explain What Makes Reality Real," 28 July 2019 Before the measurement, the various superposed states interfere with one another in a wavelike manner, producing outcomes with higher or lower probabilities. Wired, "Quantum Darwinism Could Explain What Makes Reality Real," 28 July 2019

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First Known Use of superposed

1805, in the meaning defined above

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“Superposed.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superposed. Accessed 4 Aug. 2020.

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