superposition principle

noun

Definition of superposition principle

: a statement in physics: if two or more physical causes are vectorially additive and if the effects are proportional to the causes, the effects are vectorially additive

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“Superposition principle.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/superposition%20principle. Accessed 25 Oct. 2021.

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