Subscript in a Sentence 🔊

Definition of Subscript

a character that is lower than the line of standard text

Examples of Subscript in a sentence

While scanning over the material in the science textbook, the student was quickly able to point out the name of a chemical compound due to the subscript written in it. 🔊

“H2O symbolizes water where H stands for hydrogen, O stands for oxygen and the subscript means that there are 2 atoms of hydrogen,” the science teacher explained. 🔊

With the intention of typing a subscript into one of my words, I realized I had to access the font tab on my computer. 🔊

Back in the olden days, you had to slightly move the paper up a little in a typewriter if you wanted to include a subscript.  🔊

Chemical equations usually contain at least one subscript in them in so that they demonstrate the number of atoms in that element.  🔊

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