Definition of Superscript

1. Noun. A character or symbol set or printed or written above and immediately to one side of another character.

Exact synonyms: Superior
Generic synonyms: Character, Grapheme, Graphic Symbol
Antonyms: Subscript



2. Adjective. Written or printed above and to one side of another character.
Exact synonyms: Superior
Category relationships: Printing, Printing Process
Antonyms: Adscript, Subscript

Definition of Superscript

1. n. Superscription.

Definition of Superscript

1. Noun. (''Print'') a type of lettering form that appears as a number, figure, or symbol above the normal line of type, located at the right or left of another symbol or text. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superscript

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superscript

superschema
superschemas
superschemata
superschool
superschools
superscope
superscopes
superscout
superscouts
superscreen
superscreens
superscribe
superscribed
superscribes
superscribing
superscript (current term)
superscripted
superscription
superscriptions
superscripts
supersecrecies
supersecrecy
supersecret
supersecretive
supersector
supersectors
supersecular
supersecure
supersedable
supersedan

Literary usage of Superscript

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The Interlude of Wealth and Health by Malone Society, Chiswick Press, Charles Whittingham (Printer) (1907)
"Again, as the superscript letters 'c,' 'e,' 't,' are seldom distinguishable, the printer has been given the benefit of the doubt. ..."

2. Kids And Media@the New Millennium: A Comprehensive National Analysis Of by Donald F. Roberts (1999)
"Those proportions without a superscript, or those that share a common superscript, do not differ by il large enough margin to ensure statistical reliability ..."

3. Technology and Power in the Early American Cotton Industry: James Montgomery by David J. Jeremy (1990)
"Several omissions from one revised passage are indicated by a shared superscript letter and sequential roman numerals, eg at a" at" & c. ..."

4. Technology and Power in the Early American Cotton Industry: James Montgomery by David J. Jeremy (1990)
"Additions and alterations made to the first edition Words or passages placed between two identical superscript letters, eg ' nineteen thousand throstle ..."

5. A Treatise on the Theory of Invariants by Oliver Edmunds Glenn (1915)
"... only when each superscript occurs in the same number of factors as every other superscript in a term of <f>. We note first that if this property holds ..."

6. A Treatise on the Theory of Invariants by Oliver Edmunds Glenn (1915)
"Next assume that in <£ it is not true that each superscript occurs the same number of times in a term as every other superscript. ..."

7. Developed-country Agricultural Policies and Developing-country Food Supplies by Timothy Edward Josling (1980)
"X1 - Cj. where superscript 1 refers to any given country (or group of countries) engaged in trade, M is current imports, and X is current exports. ..."

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