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Meaning of SUBSCRIPT

Pronunciation:  'subskript

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [n]  a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
  2. [adj]  (printing) written or printed below and to one side of another character

SUBSCRIPT is a 9 letter word that starts with S.


 Synonyms: inferior, inferior
 Antonyms: adscript, superior, superior, superscript, superscript
 See Also: character, grapheme, graphic symbol



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
  1. \Sub"script\, a. [L. subscriptus, p. p. See
    Written below or underneath; as, iota subscript. (See under
    {Iota}.) Specifically (Math.), said of marks, figures, or
    letters (suffixes), written below and usually to the right of
    other letters to distinguish them; as, a, n, 2, in the
    symbols X_{a}, A_{n}, Y_{2}. See {Suffix}, n., 2, and
  2. \Sub"script\, n.
    Anything written below. --Bentley.