Subscript
Subscript Sub"script, n. Anything written below. --Bentley. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • Subscript — Sub script, a. [L. subscriptus, p. p. See {Subscribe}.] 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… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • subscript — ► ADJECTIVE ▪ (of a letter, figure, or symbol) written or printed below the line. ► NOUN ▪ a subscript letter, figure, or symbol …   English terms dictionary

  • subscript — index addendum, codicil, rider Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • Subscript —   [dt. tiefgestellt], ein Schriftattribut, bei welchem der Text gegenüber der Grundschrift tiefer läuft, z. B. die 2 in »H2O«. Ggs.: Superscript …   Universal-Lexikon

  • subscript — (n.) 1704, that which is written underneath, from L. subscriptus, pp. of subscribere write underneath (see SUBSCRIBE (Cf. subscribe) for etymology and sense development) …   Etymology dictionary

  • subscript — [sub′skript΄] adj. [L subscriptus, pp. of subscribere, to SUBSCRIBE] written below; esp., INFERIOR (adj. 8) n. a figure, letter, or symbol written below and to the side of another [in Y3 and Xa, 3 and a are subscripts] …   English World dictionary

  • subscript — noun Etymology: Latin subscriptus, past participle of subscribere Date: 1901 a distinguishing symbol (as a letter or numeral) written immediately below or below and to the right or left of another character • subscript adjective …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • Subscript — AbCd Eine Tiefstellung (auch Subskript von engl. subscript) ist eine Zahl, ein Buchstabe, oder ein anderes Zeichen, das unterhalb der normalen Druckzeile geschrieben wird. Subskripte werden häufig in Formeln, mathematischen Ausdrücken oder… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • subscript — noun a) A type of lettering form written lower than the things around it. In chemical formulas the number of atoms in a molecule is written as a subscript, so we write HO for water which has two atoms of hydrogen for each one of oxygen. b) A… …   Wiktionary

  • subscript — Субиндексы (Subscript)     Нижние индексы к индексам [буквы и цифры уменьшенного размера, применяются в математических, химических и др. формулах] на верхнюю и нижнюю линию …   Шрифтовая терминология

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