superimpose

Superimpose means laying one thing on top of another. It's often use to describe images in a photo collage — like the superimposed image of a skyscraper on the surface of the moon.

The verb superimpose is typically used in graphics or photography to describe how images can be put on top of one another for dramatic effect. Use it also to show adding your own take on something, or when you try to have an impact on someone's behavior: "She tried to superimpose her ideas of perfection onto the lazy habits of her children."

DEFINITIONS OF: superimpose

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v place on top of

“can you superimpose the two images?”
Synonyms:
lay over, superpose
Types:
develop
superimpose a three-dimensional surface on a plane without stretching, in geometry
Type of:
lay, place, pose, position, put, set
put into a certain place or abstract location
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