WordNet Search - 3.1

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- S: (n)
**superposition**((geology) the deposition of one geological stratum on another) - S: (n) principle of superposition, superposition principle,
**superposition**((geology) the principle that in a series of stratified sedimentary rocks the lowest stratum is the oldest) - S: (n)
**superposition**((geometry) the placement of one object ideally in the position of another one in order to show that the two coincide) *domain category*- S: (n) geometry (the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces)
*direct hyponym*/*full hyponym**domain category**domain term category**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/**sister term**- S: (n) pure mathematics (the branches of mathematics that study and develop the principles of mathematics for their own sake rather than for their immediate usefulness)
- S: (n) arithmetic (the branch of pure mathematics dealing with the theory of numerical calculations)
- S: (n) geometry (the pure mathematics of points and lines and curves and surfaces)
- S: (n) numerical analysis ((mathematics) the branch of mathematics that studies algorithms for approximating solutions to problems in the infinitesimal calculus)
- S: (n) trigonometry, trig (the mathematics of triangles and trigonometric functions)
- S: (n) algebra (the mathematics of generalized arithmetical operations)
- S: (n) calculus, infinitesimal calculus (the branch of mathematics that is concerned with limits and with the differentiation and integration of functions)
- S: (n) set theory (the branch of pure mathematics that deals with the nature and relations of sets)
- S: (n) group theory (the branch of mathematics dealing with groups)
- S: (n) topology, analysis situs (the branch of pure mathematics that deals only with the properties of a figure X that hold for every figure into which X can be transformed with a one-to-one correspondence that is continuous in both directions)
- S: (n) metamathematics (the logical analysis of mathematical reasoning)
*derivationally related form**direct hypernym*/*inherited hypernym*/*sister term**derivationally related form*- S: (n)
**superposition**(the placement of one thing on top of another)