Meaning of SUPERPOSITION in English

SUPERPOSITION

ˌsüpə(r)pəˈzishən noun

Etymology: French, from Late Latin superposition-, superpositio action of laying on, from Latin superpositus (past participle of superponere to place on top, lay on, from super- + ponere to place) + -ion-, -io -ion — more at position

: the act or process of superposing or the state of being superposed

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