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tr.v. su·per·im·posed, su·per·im·pos·ing, su·per·im·pos·es
1. To lay or place (something) on or over something else.
2. To add as a distinct feature, element, or quality: superimposed her own interpretation when she retold the story.

su′per·im·pos′a·ble adj.
su′per·im′po·si′tion (-ĭm′pə-zĭsh′ən) n.


(Art Terms) able to be superimposed
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Oasmia Pharmaceutical AB (NASDAQ: OASM), confirmed today the previously published findings from a head-to-head comparison study of its lead human cancer product Paclical and Celgene's Abraxane, demonstrated superimposable paclitaxel PK profiles.
IMA of proteins of different sizes and physiochemical properties yielded linear calibration curves that were essentially superimposable, suggesting that protein standards could be used to quantify other particles of unknown concentration.
54) The malignant potential of IMT of the genitourinary tract is seen in anecdotal cases of transformation into true inflammatory fibrosarcoma, which is characterized by increasing atypia and cellularity in a background superimposable on that of classic IMT (see index case in Figure 3, A through C).
In translation, this means that an original text may not be totally expressible in the target text because languages are neither superimposable nor symmetrical.
Compound (3) was identified as [beta]-sitosterol by co-TLC and complete superimposable IR spectrum with that of an authentic sample.
The binary physical mixture containing dry extract and Ac-Di-Sol [R], displayed solubilisation kinetics superimposable to that of the pure dry extract.
Figure lb shows an example of the obtained WAXD patterns in this angular range, the other samples displayed WAXD spectra superimposable to this.
The Kaplan-Meier survival curves (Figure 3) appear to be superimposable starting at year 3.
These two pigments have virtually superimposable infrared spectra, although their mass spectra are distinctive due to the double chlorination on the donor aromatic ring of PR2.
111) A compound which contains at least one asymmetric atom is said to be "chiral"-a term of art that describes the property of "handedness" (112)--and therefore not superimposable on its mirror image.
Senges was skeptical as to whether a larger or longer study with greater power would have eventually produced a difference between the omega-3 and control groups because the events curves "were almost superimposable," he said.
The in vitro organic matter degradability (dOM) was always lower than in vivo digestibility (ADC), while the two trends were almost superimposable.