Synonyms and Antonyms for superposition-principle

1. superposition principle (n.)

(geology) the principle that in a series of stratified sedimentary rocks the lowest stratum is the oldest

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2. superposition (n.)

the placement of one thing on top of another

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3. superposition (n.)

(geology) the deposition of one geological stratum on another

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4. superposition (n.)

(geometry) the placement of one object ideally in the position of another one in order to show that the two coincide

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5. principle (n.)

a basic generalization that is accepted as true and that can be used as a basis for reasoning or conduct

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9. principle (n.)

(law) an explanation of the fundamental reasons (especially an explanation of the working of some device in terms of laws of nature)

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