superimpose (someone or something) on(to) (someone or something

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superimpose (someone or something) on(to) (someone or something

1. To lay, place, or position an image of someone or something onto another image of someone or something. We superimposed a picture of the Eiffel Tower on the moon. The actress is suing the tabloid for superimposing her face onto the body of an adult film star performing a sexual act.
2. To add or insert someone, oneself, or some element onto something else in an intangible or psychological manner. I was bedridden for most of my childhood, so I spent a lot of time superimposing myself onto the main characters of adventure and romance stories. You've got to be careful not to superimpose your own ideals and expectations on your kids' lives too much—you've got to let them figure things out for themselves.

superimpose something on (to) someone or something

to cover an image of someone or something with an image of something. We superimposed a mustache onto Toby's face, and he looked just like the suspect. When we superimposed the mustache on him, we knew he was guilty.
See also: on, superimpose
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Photographs of Carrie Lam, Hong Kong's chief executive, have been superimposed onto scantily-clad models' bodies and pasted on walls in the city.
Some have pointed to a 2015 Facebook post by lead singer Hamed Sinno of a meme of pop star Madonna's face superimposed onto that of the Virgin Mary.
The headset uses holographic waveguide optics to allow an operator to view computer-generated (CG) 3D graphics superimposed onto their visual environment.
Superimposed onto this long-term ocean warming trend are short-term extremes in ocean surface temperatures, so-called marine heatwaves (MHWs), during which ocean temperatures are anomalously high for periods of days to months.
The disgusting meme has Harvey's face superimposed onto the body of the Jihadi bride, who was fighting to come back to the UK to have her baby, alongside the words, "let me back you c***", making reference to something Harvey once said on live TV.
A PARODY of Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg featuring his head superimposed onto singer Jarvis Cocker's body singing to Pulp's hit Common People has gone viral.
A PARODY of Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg featuring his head superimposed onto singer Jarvis Cocker's singing to Pulp's Common People gone viral.
A PARODY of Tory Brexiteer Jacob Rees-Mogg featuring his head superimposed onto singer Jarvis Cocker's body singing to Pulp's hit Common People has LIAM NEESON THE Taken star caused a public backlash after he revealed he walked the streets looking to kill a black man after learning someone close to him was raped by a black man.
For example, with some processes involving hundreds of components being constructed into a precise and often constrained sequence, AR provides the opportunity for assembly instructions to be superimposed onto the worker's field of vision for immediate access.
As a pointer to future possible charging technologies, the lane of the roadway on which inductive charging is possible is superimposed onto the screen.
His face was digitally superimposed onto his brothers' performances for scenes that Walker had not yet shot and in a modified ending in which his character Brian O'Conner drives off into the sunset.
Before becoming an MP in May 2015, Shah shared a graphic showing the outline of the occupied territories superimposed onto a U.S.
Penang Front Party member Teoh Kean Liang today lodged a police report against a Facebook user who posted a picture of former Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Razak superimposed onto a Chinese tombstone.
There, their photographs will be superimposed onto a movie still background to make it look as though they're in the film, images that can simply be shared on social media using the mall's free WiFi.
Both Bolt and Dortmund are sponsored by Puma, who tweeted a screenshot of the Pro Evolution Soccer video game featuring a Dortmund player with Bolt's head superimposed onto it, complete with the words:~"They said it would never happen." Bolt has said he is serious about beginning a new career in professional football.