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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • transitive v. To lay or place (something) on or over something else.
  • transitive v. To add as a distinct feature, element, or quality: superimposed her own interpretation when she retold the story.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • v. To place an object over another object, usually in such a way that both will be visible.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • transitive v. To lay or impose on something else.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • To lay or impose on something else: as, a stratum superimposed on another.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. place on top of

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