Definition of superscript noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

superscript

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noun
BrE BrE//ˈsuːpəskrɪpt//
 
, BrE//ˈsjuːpəskrɪpt//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈsuːpərskrɪpt//
 
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a number, letter or symbol that is written or printed above the normal line of writing or printing compare subscript Word Origin late 19th cent. (as an adjective): from Latin superscriptus ‘written above’, past participle of superscribere.

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