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Synonyms for superposition

(geology) the deposition of one geological stratum on another

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

(geometry) the placement of one object ideally in the position of another one in order to show that the two coincide

the placement of one thing on top of another

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But if it is not being measured, it exists in the superposition and you don't know which one of the two values will hold.
Introducing mode superposition to the analytical model of the hybrid simulation is consists of transforming the finite element displacement coordinates to the modal coordinates.
This specific engine layout results in a characteristic piston motion based on the superposition of two oscillations with different amplitudes, frequencies and phases.
In these images, both types of noises are combined as a superposition.
Results are combined using a superposition approach assuming that the phasing between sources is known.
The notion of superposition is used in quantum theory to indicate how two states of a quantum entity are simultaneously possible but only one is actual at any given moment (e.
Qubits can be 0,1 or a blend of both simultaneously, a phenomenon called superposition that enables quantum computers to perform certain calculations more efficiently.
Let we consider the range matrix R (8), transpose matrix (A4)1" (9) and superposition matrix [W.
The semiempirical WLF equation [17, 18], one of the most famous approaches using time-temperature superposition principle (TTSP), was extended by Luo et al.
viewed different worlds in different quantum mechanics and the superposition of a particle be liked those separate arms of a branching universe ([15], also see [1]).
However, as we know from the one-to-one relationship between system and Hilbert space, it is always possible to construct the system in a superposition of the state |0> and |1>.
Superposition fait allusion a la notion de superposition quantique : il serait possible pour un objet quantique d'exister en plusieurs etats simultanement La connaissance scientifique est donc au coeur de cette oeuvre d'art visuel et sonore.
However, a quantum bit (qubit) can hold a value of I or 0 as well as both values at the same time, described as superposition and simply denoted as "0+1 The sign of this superposition is important because both states 0 and I have a phase relationship to each other.
His topics include elastic solids in series and parallel, Bernoulli's equation, through the Earth and back, impedance and power, the linear superposition of right-moving harmonic waves, through a glass darkly, convective and conductive heat flow, thermodynamic cycles and heat engines, and the canonical ensemble.
10-11; and Japan-born composer/sound artist Ryoji Ikeda's immersive superposition, Oct.