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v. an·no·tat·ed, an·no·tat·ing, an·no·tates
To furnish (a literary work) with critical commentary or explanatory notes; gloss.
To gloss a text.

[Latin annotāre, annotāt-, to note down : ad-, ad- + notāre, to write (from nota, note; see gnō- in Indo-European roots).]

an′no·ta′tive adj.
an′no·ta′tor n.
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expanding upon, expansion - adding information or detail
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Wragge (lulled by the narcotic influence of annotating circulars, and eating and drinking with an appetite sharpened by the captain's absence) withdrew to an arm-chair, and fell asleep in an attitude which would have caused her husband the acutest mental suffering; seven o'clock struck; the shadows of the summer evening lengthened stealthily on the gray pavement and the brown house-walls -- and still the closed door opposite remained shut; still the one window open showed nothing but the black blank of the room inside, lifeless and changeless as if that room had been a tomb.
In fact with incredible rapidity and marvelous lucidity, Fouquet deciphered the largest papers and most complicated writings, correcting them, annotating them with a pen moved as if by a fever, and the work melting under his hands, signatures, figures, references, became multiplied as if ten clerks -- that is to say, a hundred fingers and ten brains had performed the duties, instead of the five fingers and single brain of this man.
He also occupied himself with annotating the fine work of Baudry-le- Rouge, Bishop of Noyon and Tournay,
The easiest way to understand Genius is to think of it as a Wikipedia for annotating music lyrics.
This bibliography updates the late Huckabay's previous volumes John Milton: An Annotated Bibliography, 1929-1968 and John Milton: An Annotated Bibliography, 1968-1988 by listing editions and translations of Milton's works and annotating books, essays, notes, dissertations, and other scholarship published about Milton and his works from 1989-1999.
Today, one imagines that most annotating is undertaken for "professional" as opposed to personal reasons: for example, I annotated Jackson's Romantic Readers to write this review, students annotate a biology textbook in preparation for an exam, etc.
The research involved in annotating these documents, nearly all created by very ordinary people scattered over a large area, has led Miller and his collaborators into a larger number of local historical societies and organizations on both sides of the Atlantic.
OntoGloss is an annotator used in annotating documents using concepts in the ontology.
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Finally, much of the early emphasis in genomics has been on accumulating and annotating raw sequence data.
The entries are organized into three sections: the first annotating primary sources--novels, short story collections, anthologies; the second annotating secondary sources, including book chapters and journal articles of literary criticism; and the third listing author biographies, interviews and memoirs.