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Subindex vs. Subscript

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  • Subindex (noun)

    A subsidiary index, or one that represents a sector of a larger one

  • Subindex (noun)

    A subscript

  • Subscript (noun)

    A type of lettering form written lower than the things around it.

    "In chemical formulas the number of atoms in a molecule is written as a subscript, so we write H2O for water which has two atoms of hydrogen for each one of oxygen."

  • Subscript (noun)

    A numerical index into an array.

  • Subscript (verb)

    To provide with a subscript.

  • Subscript (verb)

    To convert to a subscript form.

  • Subscript (adjective)

    Written underneath.

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  • Subindex (noun)

    A number or mark placed opposite the lower part of a letter or symbol to distinguish the symbol; thus, a0, b1, c2, xn, have 0, 1, 2, and n as subindices.

  • Subscript (adjective)

    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.

  • Subscript (noun)

    Anything written below.

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