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superscript

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noun su·per·script \ˈsü-pər-ˌskript\

Simple Definition of superscript

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

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of superscript

  1. :  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 and Etymology of superscript

Latin superscriptus, past participle of superscribere


First Known Use: 1901


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