superscript

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noun su·per·script \ˈsü-pər-ˌskript\

Definition of superscript

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

superscript

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Origin and Etymology of superscript

Latin superscriptus, past participle of superscribere


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Definition of superscript for English Language Learners

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

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