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


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


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