superposition

when one geologic unit lies on top of another unit, the upper unit has the younger age.
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Superposition

• (n.) The act of superposing, or the state of being superposed; as, the superposition of rocks; the superposition of one plane figure on another, in geometry.
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superposition

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

noun the placement of one thing on top of another
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Superposition

[art installation] Superposition (Artwork) is a programme of art inspired by physics. Superposition is a programme commissioned by the Institute of Physics in London. It is, in 2013, in its first year and a large installation is planned in an underground space beneath the London Canal Museum in King`s Cross, London. The site is a former ice...
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Superposition

Su`per·po·si'tion noun [ Confer French superposition . See Super- , and Position .] The act of superposing, or the state of being superposed; as, the superposition of rocks; the superposition of one plane figure on another, in geometry.
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superposition

A statement of relative age in layered rocks: In a series of sedimentary rocks that has not been overturned, the topmost layer is always the youngest and the bottommost layer is always the oldest.
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Superposition

The concept that the oldest rock layers are at the bottom of a sequence with younger rock layers dep
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Superposition

The general idea that, when a number of influences are acting on a system, the total influence on that system is merely the sum of the individual influences; that is, influences governed by the superposition principle add linearly. Some specific examples are:Superposition Principle of Forces The net force on a body is equal to the sum of the forces...
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superposition

[n] - (geology) the deposition of one geological stratum on another 2. [n] - the placement of one thing on top of another
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