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 letters to distinguish them; as, a, n, 2, in the symbols Xa, An, Y2. See Suffix, n., 2, and Subindex.

 

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Sub"script, n.

Anything written below.

Bentley.

 

© Webster 1913.

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