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superscript

noun su·per·script \ˈsü-pər-ˌskript\

: a symbol (such as a number or letter) written above and immediately to the left or right of another character

Full Definition of SUPERSCRIPT

:  a distinguishing symbol (as a numeral or letter) written immediately above or above and to the right or left of another character
superscript adjective

Origin of SUPERSCRIPT

Latin superscriptus, past participle of superscribere
First Known Use: 1901

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