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 for subscript
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Subscript \Sub"script\, a. [L. subscriptus, p. p. See
     Subscribe.]
     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.
     [1913 Webster]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Subscript \Sub"script\, n.
     Anything written below. --Bentley.
     [1913 Webster]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  subscript
      adj 1: written or printed below and to one side of another
             character [syn: subscript, inferior] [ant:
             adscript, superior, superscript]
      n 1: a character or symbol set or printed or written beneath or
           slightly below and to the side of another character [syn:
           subscript, inferior] [ant: superior, superscript]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  39 Moby Thesaurus words for "subscript":
     PS, Parthian shot, addendum, afterthought, appendix, back matter,
     chorus, coda, codicil, colophon, conclusion, consequence,
     continuance, continuation, double take, dying words, envoi,
     epilogue, follow-through, follow-up, last words, parting shot,
     peroration, postface, postfix, postlude, postscript, refrain,
     second thought, sequel, sequela, sequelae, sequelant, sequent,
     sequitur, suffix, supplement, swan song, tag
  
  

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