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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′po·si′tion (-ĭm′pə-zĭsh′ən) n.
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1. (Art Terms) placed on top of something else
2. transferred to another situation
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A term used in fire planning to indicate that an artillery unit is augmenting fire on a target and its fire may be lifted from that target by the authority implicit in its fire support role.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Adj.||1.||superimposed - placed on or over something else; "an overlying image"|
superjacent - lying immediately above or on something else
|2.||superimposed - with one layer on top of another; "superimposed rocks"|
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