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Meaning of superscription

su•per•scrip•tion

Pronunciation: (s"pur-skrip'shun), [key]
— n.
  1. the act of superscribing.
  2. something that is superscribed.
  3. an address on a letter, parcel, or the like.
  4. the sign ℞, meaning “take,” at the beginning of a prescription.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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