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no·ta·tion

 (nō-tā′shən)
n.
1.
a. A system of figures or symbols used in a specialized field to represent numbers, quantities, tones, or values: musical notation.
b. The act or process of using such a system.
2. A brief note; an annotation: marginal notations.

[Latin notātiō, notātiōn-, from notātus, past participle of notāre, to note, from nota, note; see note.]

no·ta′tion·al adj.

notation

(nəʊˈteɪʃən)
n
1. any series of signs or symbols used to represent quantities or elements in a specialized system, such as music or mathematics
2. the act or process of notating
3.
a. the act of noting down
b. a note or record
[C16: from Latin notātiō a marking, from notāre to note]
noˈtational adj

no•ta•tion

(noʊˈteɪ ʃən)

n.
1. a system of graphic symbols or signs for a specialized use: musical notation.
2. the process or method of writing down by means of such a system.
3. the act of noting or marking down in writing.
4. a short note; jotting; annotation.
[1560–70; < Latin notātiō a marking <notā(re) to note]
no•ta′tion•al, adj.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.notation - a technical system of symbols used to represent special thingsnotation - a technical system of symbols used to represent special things
writing - letters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language; "he turned the paper over so the writing wouldn't show"; "the doctor's writing was illegible"
mathematical notation - a notation used by mathematicians
musical notation - (music) notation used by musicians
choreography - a notation used by choreographers
chemical notation - a notation used by chemists to express technical facts in chemistry
2.notation - a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
poste restante - a notation written on mail that is to be held at the post office until called for (not in the United States or Canada)
commentary, comment - a written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material; "he wrote an extended comment on the proposal"
cite, quotation, reference, mention, acknowledgment, citation, credit - a short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage; "the student's essay failed to list several important citations"; "the acknowledgments are usually printed at the front of a book"; "the article includes mention of similar clinical cases"
footnote, footer - a printed note placed below the text on a printed page
N.B., nota bene, NB - a Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something; "the margins of his book were generously supplied with pencilled NBs"
postscript, PS - a note appended to a letter after the signature
3.notation - the activity of representing something by a special system of marks or characters
committal to writing, writing - the activity of putting something in written form; "she did the thinking while he did the writing"

notation

noun
1. signs, system, characters, code, symbols, script The dot in musical notation symbolizes an abrupt or staccato quality.
2. note, record, noting, jotting He was checking the readings and making notations on a clipboard.

notation

noun
A brief record written as an aid to the memory:
Informal: memo.
Translations
záznam
tegnsystem
jelölési rendszer
táknun; nótnaskrift, nótur
ženklų sistemažymėjimas ženklais
notssimbolszīme
harflernotaözel işaretleryazım

notation

[nəʊˈteɪʃən] N (Math, Mus) → notación f

notation

[nəʊˈteɪʃən] nnotation f

notation

n
(= system)Zeichensystem nt, → Notation f (spec); (= symbols)Zeichen pl; (Mus) → Notenschrift f, → Notation f; (Math, Comput) → Notation f
(= note)Notiz f, → Anmerkung f

notation

[nəʊˈteɪʃn] nnotazione f

notation

(nəˈteiʃən) noun
(the use of) a system of signs representing numbers, musical sounds etc. musical/mathematical notation.
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