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English definition of “superscript”

superscript

noun [U], adjective     /ˈsuː.pə.skrɪpt/ US  /-pɚ-/
(a word, letter , number , or symbol ) written or printed just above a word, letter , number , or symbol , usually in a smaller size : References to the notes are given in superscript.Printing and word processing
(Definition of superscript nounadjective from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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