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Definition of superpose verb from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

superpose

 verb
verb
BrE BrE//ˌsuːpəˈpəʊz//
 
, BrE//ˌsjuːpəˈpəʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːpərˈpoʊz//
 
(formal or specialist)Verb Forms present simple I / you / we / they superpose
BrE BrE//ˌsuːpəˈpəʊz//
 
, BrE//ˌsjuːpəˈpəʊz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːpərˈpoʊz//
 
he / she / it superposes
BrE BrE//ˌsuːpəˈpəʊzɪz//
 
, BrE//ˌsjuːpəˈpəʊzɪz//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːpərˈpoʊzɪz//
 
past simple superposed
BrE BrE//ˌsuːpəˈpəʊzd//
 
, BrE//ˌsjuːpəˈpəʊzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːpərˈpoʊzd//
 
past participle superposed
BrE BrE//ˌsuːpəˈpəʊzd//
 
, BrE//ˌsjuːpəˈpəʊzd//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːpərˈpoʊzd//
 
-ing form superposing
BrE BrE//ˌsuːpəˈpəʊzɪŋ//
 
, BrE//ˌsjuːpəˈpəʊzɪŋ//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˌsuːpərˈpoʊzɪŋ//
 
 
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superpose something to put something on or above something else They had superposed a picture of his head onto someone else's body. Word Origin early 19th cent.: from French superposer, from super- ‘above’ + poser ‘to place’.
See the Oxford Advanced American Dictionary entry: superpose