superimpose


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Legal, Acronyms, Idioms, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to superimpose: superpose, superposition

su·per·im·pose

 (so͞o′pər-ĭm-pōz′)
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.

superimpose

(ˌsuːpərɪmˈpəʊz)
vb (tr)
1. to set or place on or over something else
2. (usually foll by: on or upon) to add (to)
ˌsuperˌimpoˈsition n

su•per•im•pose

(ˌsu pər ɪmˈpoʊz)

v.t. -posed, -pos•ing.
1. to impose, place, or set over, above, or on something else.
2. to join as an addition.
[1785–95]
su`per•im`po•si′tion (-pəˈzɪʃ ən) n.

superimpose


Past participle: superimposed
Gerund: superimposing

Imperative
superimpose
superimpose
Present
I superimpose
you superimpose
he/she/it superimposes
we superimpose
you superimpose
they superimpose
Preterite
I superimposed
you superimposed
he/she/it superimposed
we superimposed
you superimposed
they superimposed
Present Continuous
I am superimposing
you are superimposing
he/she/it is superimposing
we are superimposing
you are superimposing
they are superimposing
Present Perfect
I have superimposed
you have superimposed
he/she/it has superimposed
we have superimposed
you have superimposed
they have superimposed
Past Continuous
I was superimposing
you were superimposing
he/she/it was superimposing
we were superimposing
you were superimposing
they were superimposing
Past Perfect
I had superimposed
you had superimposed
he/she/it had superimposed
we had superimposed
you had superimposed
they had superimposed
Future
I will superimpose
you will superimpose
he/she/it will superimpose
we will superimpose
you will superimpose
they will superimpose
Future Perfect
I will have superimposed
you will have superimposed
he/she/it will have superimposed
we will have superimposed
you will have superimposed
they will have superimposed
Future Continuous
I will be superimposing
you will be superimposing
he/she/it will be superimposing
we will be superimposing
you will be superimposing
they will be superimposing
Present Perfect Continuous
I have been superimposing
you have been superimposing
he/she/it has been superimposing
we have been superimposing
you have been superimposing
they have been superimposing
Future Perfect Continuous
I will have been superimposing
you will have been superimposing
he/she/it will have been superimposing
we will have been superimposing
you will have been superimposing
they will have been superimposing
Past Perfect Continuous
I had been superimposing
you had been superimposing
he/she/it had been superimposing
we had been superimposing
you had been superimposing
they had been superimposing
Conditional
I would superimpose
you would superimpose
he/she/it would superimpose
we would superimpose
you would superimpose
they would superimpose
Past Conditional
I would have superimposed
you would have superimposed
he/she/it would have superimposed
we would have superimposed
you would have superimposed
they would have superimposed
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.superimpose - place on top of; "can you superimpose the two images?"
develop - superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry
lay, place, put, set, position, pose - put into a certain place or abstract location; "Put your things here"; "Set the tray down"; "Set the dogs on the scent of the missing children"; "Place emphasis on a certain point"
Translations
laittaa päälle

superimpose

[ˈsuːpərɪmˈpəʊz] VTsobreponer (on en)

superimpose

[ˌsuːpərɪmˈpəʊz] vtsuperposer
to superimpose sth on sth [+ picture, word] → superposer qch à qch

superimpose

vt to superimpose something on somethingetw auf etw (acc)legen; (Phot) → etw über etw (acc)fotografieren; (Film) → etw über etw (acc)filmen; (Geol) → etw über etw (acc)lagern; (fig)etw mit etw überlagern; by superimposing one image on anotherindem man zwei Bilder aufeinanderlegt; the images were superimposeddie Bilder hatten sich überlagert

superimpose

[ˌsuːprɪmˈpəʊz] vt to superimpose (on)sovrapporre (a)
References in periodicals archive ?
The jeans giant used state-of-the-art computer technology to superimpose mice heads onto the shoulders of real actors for a TV commercial due to begin next month.
A greater disappointment, I believe, is that LaFarge does not exploit the metafictive frame of the translation within the body of his narrative and misses the opportunity to superimpose design upon design and to truly translate this historical fiction into the present.
Using interactive, 3D modeling technology, ShadowChaser 3D allows the student to superimpose photographs of a golfer's stance, swing and positioning behind a 3D model intended to provide the user with immediate feedback.