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superimposition 

The ability to see two similar images superimposed but not mentally fused. Examples: seeing a bird in a cage with both eyes in a synoptophore when one eye is presented with a bird and the other with a cage; seeing the letter E in a synoptophore when one eye is presented with the letter F and the other with the letter L. See Worth's classification of binocular vision.
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This rotates the disc about its lateral axis, and produces a superimposition of the two pictures on the retina: the animal goes down then gets back up in a fraction of a second and vice versa.
b) The historic superimposition of a common law framework to a pre-existing civil law environment in critical areas, especially in relation to the role, structure and functioning of the judiciary and to the value of case law, but also more generally in relation with the areas of public law, criminal law, economic law, and institutional architecture.
A theological pluralist, for example, will not find the model of biblical superimposition a congenial one, although perhaps this same pluralist would advocate such superimposition with a modern text such as Kant's Critique of Pure Reason.
Then, the optimal values of environment parameter for robust superimposition between virtual objects and real scene are proposed through lots of experiments.
This allows measurement of true jaw dimensions without the customary problems of magnification, superimposition and distortion, inherent in 2 D cephalograms.
Superimposition of those two effects of iron particles and grain boundaries for IMC formation were thought to result in the configuration of the IMC's cross-sectional, wedge-shaped structure.
As regards the radiographic comment, we agree that superimposition of the articular eminences overlying the sphenoid is a reality.
A mark of the concentration she brought to Page's two inter-related principles of composition lay in what I came to think of as the garden's temporary superimposition on her mind.
Mr Butler, who runs his own forensic services business in London, told Mr Ross how he studied photographs of the robber and Beattie using a computer process of alignment and superimposition.
So the superimposition of strips: lit strips, concertina-ed strips and revelatory strips seem inevitable, even flattering the relatively dumb internal fit-out of the offices (not by Morphosis).
By the end of the conference of 13 European nations and the United States, the template had been created for the artificial superimposition of roughly 50 countries, most of which cut across the logic of nationality, geography, language, culture or other unifying factors.
In Bakhtinian terms, the narrator attempts superimposition of chronotopes which inevitably leads to a confusion of time-markers--contextual details that make every given time-space a tangible and singular organism.