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Subindex vs. Subscript

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Subindexnoun

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

Subscriptnoun

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

β€˜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.’;

Subindexnoun

(mathematics) A subscript

Subscriptnoun

(computing) A numerical index into an array.

Subindexnoun

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.

Subscriptverb

To provide with a subscript.

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Subscriptverb

To convert to a subscript form.

Subscriptadjective

Written underneath.

Subscriptadjective

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.

Subscriptnoun

Anything written below.

Subscriptnoun

a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or slightly below and to the side of another character

Subscriptadjective

written or printed above and to one side of another character

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