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superscript

noun [U], adjective uk   /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.
Translations of “superscript”
in Chinese (Traditional) (單詞、字母、數字或符號的)上標, 上標的…
in Chinese (Simplified) (单词、字母、数字或符号的)上标, 上标的…
(Definition of superscript from the Cambridge Advanced Learners Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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