super impose

superimpose

[soo-per-im-pohz]
verb (used with object), superimposed, superimposing.
1.
to impose, place, or set over, above, or on something else.
2.
to put or join as an addition (usually followed by on or upon ).
3.
Movies, Television. to print (an image) over another image so that both are seen at once: The credits were superimposed over the opening scene.

Origin:
1785–95; super- + impose

superimposition [soo-per-im-puh-zish-uhn] , noun
superimposable, adjective
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superimpose (ˌsuːpərɪmˈpəʊz)
 
vb (usually foll by on or upon)
1.  to set or place on or over something else
2.  to add (to)
 
superimpo'sition
 
n

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superimpose
1794, from superimposition (1684), from L. superimponere from super- (see super-) + imponere "to place upon," from in- "into" + poser "put, place."
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