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superimpose

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
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superimposesu‧per‧im‧pose /ˌsuːpərɪmˈpəʊz $ -ˈpoʊz/ verb [transitive]  1 AVON/ON TOP OFto put one picture, image, or photograph on top of another so that both can be partly seensuperimpose something on/onto something A photo of a cup of cappuccino had been superimposed on a picture of Venice.2 TOGETHERto combine two systems, ideas, opinions etc so that one influences the othersuperimpose something on/onto something Eastern themes superimposed onto Western architecturesuperimposition /ˌsuːpərɪmpəˈzɪʃən/ noun [uncountable]
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superimposeI was still conscious of the desert upon which this scene was superimposed.In both countries the crisis superimposed itself on more chronic economic problems.Jobs are artificial units superimposed on this field.The helical axes have significantly different directions in the two structures, and it is not possible to superimpose the helices.superimpose something on/onto somethingMoore has superimposed the head of an animal on a human body.Superimposing capitalism on another economic system is apt to cause problems.
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Verb table
superimpose
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theysuperimpose
he, she, itsuperimposes
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theysuperimposed
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave superimposed
he, she, ithas superimposed
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad superimposed
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill superimpose
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have superimposed
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam superimposing
he, she, itis superimposing
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you, we, theyare superimposing
Past
I, he, she, itwas superimposing
you, we, theywere superimposing
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been superimposing
he, she, ithas been superimposing
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been superimposing
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be superimposing
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been superimposing
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