Definitions for annotationˌæn əˈteɪ ʃən
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an•no•ta•tionˌæn əˈteɪ ʃən(n.)
a critical or explanatory note added to a text.
the act of annotating.
Ref: note (def. 1). 1
Origin of annotation:
note, annotation, notation(noun)
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"
the act of adding notes
a critical or explanatory commentary or analysis
a comment added to a text
the process of writing such comment or commentary
metadata added to a document or program
information relating to the genetic structure of sequences of bases
Origin: From annotationem, accusative singular of annotatio, from annotatus, perfect passive participle of annoto.
a note, added by way of comment, or explanation; -- usually in the plural; as, annotations on ancient authors, or on a word or a passage
An annotation is metadata attached to text, image, or other data. Often annotations refer to a specific part of the original data.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A marking placed on imagery or drawings for explanatory purposes or to indicate items or areas of special importance.
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