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su·per·pose

 (so͞o′pər-pōz′)
tr.v. su·per·posed, su·per·pos·ing, su·per·pos·es
1. To set or place (one thing) over or above something else.
2. Mathematics To place (one geometric figure) over another so that all like parts coincide.

[Probably French superposer, back-formation from superposition, superposition, from Late Latin superpositiō, superpositiōn-, from Latin superpositus, past participle of superpōnere, to place over : super-, super- + pōnere, to place; see position.]

superpose

(ˌsuːpəˈpəʊz)
vb (tr)
1. (Mathematics) geometry to transpose (the coordinates of one geometric figure) to coincide with those of another
2. a rare word for superimpose1
[C19: from French superposer, from Latin superpōnere, from super- + pōnere to place]
ˌsuperˈposable adj

su•per•pose

(ˌsu pərˈpoʊz)

v.t. -posed, -pos•ing.
1. to place above or upon something else, or one upon another.
2. Geom. to place (one figure) in the space occupied by another, so that the two figures coincide throughout their whole extent.
[1815–25; < French superposer. See super-, pose1]
su`per•pos′a•ble, adj.

superpose


Past participle: superposed
Gerund: superposing

Imperative
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Present
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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
I have superposed
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Past Continuous
I was superposing
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Past Perfect
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Future
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Future Perfect
I will have superposed
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been superposing
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Conditional
I would superpose
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Past Conditional
I would have superposed
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.superpose - place (one geometric figure) upon another so that their perimeters coincide
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"
2.superpose - 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

superpose

[ˈsuːpəpəʊz] VTsobreponer, superponer
References in classic literature ?
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