(Sub*in"dex) n.; pl. Subindices (Math.) 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.
(Sub*in"di*cate) v. t. [Pref. sub + indicate: cf. L. subindicare.] To indicate by signs or
hints; to indicate imperfectly. [R.] Dr. H. More.
(Sub*in`di*ca"tion) n. The act of indicating by signs; a slight indication. [R.] "The subindication
and shadowing of heavenly things." Barrow.
(Sub*in`di*vid"u*al) n. A division of that which is individual.
An individual can not branch itself into subindividuals.Milton.
(Sub`in*duce") v. t. To insinuate; to offer indirectly. [Obs.] Sir E. Dering.
(Sub`in*fer") v. t. & i. To infer from an inference already made. [Obs.] Bp. Hall.
(Sub*in`feu*da"tion) n. (Law) (a) The granting of lands by inferior lords to their dependents,
to be held by themselves by feudal tenure. Craig. (b) Subordinate tenancy; undertenancy.
The widow is immediate tenant to the heir, by a kind of subinfeudation, or undertenancy.Blackstone.
(Sub`in*gres"sion) n. Secret entrance. [R.] Boyle.
(Sub`in*tes"ti*nal) a. (Anat.) Situated under, or on the ventral side of, the intestine.
(Sub*in`vo*lu"tion) n. Partial or incomplete involution; as, subinvolution of the uterus.
(Sub`i*ta"ne*ous) a. [L. subitaneus. See Sudden.] Sudden; hasty. [Obs.] Bullokar.
Sub`i*ta"ne*ous*ness, n. [Obs.]
(Sub"i*ta*ny) a. Subitaneous; sudden; hasty. [Obs.] Hales.
(||Su"bi*to) adv. [It. & L.] (Mus.) In haste; quickly; rapidly.
(Sub*ja"cent) a. [L. subjacens, p. pr. of subjacere to lie under; sub under + jacere to lie.]
1. Lying under or below.
2. Being in a lower situation, though not directly beneath; as, hills and subjacent valleys.
(Sub*ject") a. [OE. suget, OF. souzget, sougit (in which the first part is L. subtus below, fr.
sub under), subgiet, subject, F. sujet, from L. subjectus lying under, subjected, p. p. of subjicere,
subicere, to throw, lay, place, or bring under; sub under + jacere to throw. See Jet a shooting forth.]
1. Placed or situated under; lying below, or in a lower situation. [Obs.] Spenser.
2. Placed under the power of another; specifically (International Law), owing allegiance to a particular
sovereign or state; as, Jamaica is subject to Great Britain.
Esau was never subject to Jacob.Locke.
3. Exposed; liable; prone; disposed; as, a country subject to extreme heat; men subject to temptation.
All human things are subject to decay.Dryden.