verb (used with object), superposed, superposing.
to place above or upon something else, or one upon another.
Geometry. to place (one figure) in the space occupied by another, so that the two figures coincide throughout their whole extent.
(geometry) to transpose (the coordinates of one geometric figure) to coincide with those of another
a rare word for superimpose (sense 1)
[soo-per-puh-zish-uh n] /ˌsu pər pəˈzɪʃ ən/ noun, Geology. 1. the order in which sedimentary strata are superposed one above another. superposition /ˌsuːpəpəˈzɪʃən/ noun 1. the act of superposing or state of being superposed 2. (geology) the principle that in any sequence of sedimentary rocks which has not been disturbed, the oldest strata lie at the […]
noun, Physics. 1. principle of superposition.
noun 1. an extremely powerful nation, especially one capable of influencing international events and the acts and policies of less powerful nations. 2. power greater in scope or magnitude than that which is considered natural or has previously existed. 3. power, especially mechanical or electric power, on an extremely large scale secured by the linking […]
adjective 1. of the highest kind, quality, or order; surpassing all else or others; supreme; extreme: superlative wisdom. 2. Grammar. of, relating to, or noting the highest degree of the comparison of adjectives and adverbs, as smallest, best, and most carefully, the superlative forms of small, good, and carefully. Compare comparative (def 4), positive (def […]