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1. The act or process of furnishing critical commentary or explanatory notes.
2. A critical or explanatory note; a commentary.
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1. the act of annotating
2. a note added in explanation, etc, esp of some literary work
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an•no•ta•tion(ˌæn əˈteɪ ʃən)
1. a critical or explanatory note added to a text.
2. the act of annotating.
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A marking placed on imagery or drawings for explanatory purposes or to indicate items or areas of special importance.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.
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|Noun||1.||annotation - 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"
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"
|2.||annotation - the act of adding notes|
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noun note, comment, explanation, observation, interpretation, illustration, commentary, gloss, footnote, exegesis, explication, elucidation He supplied annotations to 15,000 musical works.
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annotation[ænəʊˈteɪʃ/ən] n → annotazione f
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n. anotación, nota.
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