Definition of superimposable in US English:



  • See superimpose

    • ‘The crystal structure of hagfish insulin has also been determined and it is virtually superimposable with porcine insulin.’
    • ‘Any object that is not superimposable onto its mirror image is chiral.’
    • ‘The analysis of unfolding curves of both proteins was done with the assumption of a simple two-state transition, as the denaturation profiles obtained from different spectroscopic means were completely superimposable.’
    • ‘These two sets of results are so closely similar they are virtually superimposable on each other.’
    • ‘Most importantly, stereoisomers are not spatially superimposable.’