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sub·script

 (sŭb′skrĭpt′)
n.
A distinguishing character or symbol written directly beneath or next to and slightly below a letter or number.
adj.
Written beneath.

[From Latin subscrīptus, past participle of subscrībere, to subscribe; see subscribe.]

subscript

(ˈsʌbskrɪpt)
adj
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) printing (of a character) written or printed below the line. Compare superscript
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) Also called: subindex a subscript character

sub•script

(ˈsʌb skrɪpt)

adj.
1. written below (disting. from superscript).
n.
3. Also called inferior. a letter, number, or symbol written or printed low on a line of text.
[1695–1705; < Latin subscrīptus, past participle of subscrībere to subscribe]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.subscript - a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character
grapheme, graphic symbol, character - a written symbol that is used to represent speech; "the Greek alphabet has 24 characters"
superscript, superior - a character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character
Adj.1.subscript - written or printed below and to one side of another character
printing process, printing - reproduction by applying ink to paper as for publication
adscript - written or printed immediately following another character and aligned with it
superscript, superior - written or printed above and to one side of another character
Translations
下付き

subscript

[ˈsʌbskrɪpt] Nsubíndice m

subscript

[ˈsʌbskrɪpt] nindice m inférieur

subscript

(Typ)
adj character, numbertiefgestellt
ntiefgestelltes Zeichen

subscript

[ˈsʌbˌskrɪpt] n (Typ) → deponente m
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