Etymology
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superpose (v.)

1823, from French superposer, from super- "beyond, over" (see super-) + poser (see pose (v.1)). Related: Superposed; superposing.

updated on December 09, 2016

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Definitions of superpose from WordNet

superpose (v.)
place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide;
superpose (v.)
place on top of;
Synonyms: superimpose / lay over
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