What does annotation mean?

Definitions for annotationˌæn əˈteɪ ʃən

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word annotation.

Princeton's WordNet

  1. 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"

  2. annotation, annotating(noun)

    the act of adding notes


  1. annotation(Noun)

    a critical or explanatory commentary or analysis

  2. annotation(Noun)

    a comment added to a text

  3. annotation(Noun)

    the process of writing such comment or commentary

  4. annotation(Noun)

    metadata added to a document or program

  5. annotation(Noun)

    information relating to the genetic structure of sequences of bases

  6. Origin: From annotationem, accusative singular of annotatio, from annotatus, perfect passive participle of annoto.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Annotation(noun)

    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

  2. Origin: [L. annotatio: cf. F. annotation.]


  1. Annotation

    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

  1. annotation

    A marking placed on imagery or drawings for explanatory purposes or to indicate items or areas of special importance.


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of annotation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of annotation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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Translations for annotation

From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

  • حاشيةArabic
  • обяснителна бележка, коментар, анотацияBulgarian
  • poznámka, komentář, vysvětlivka, anotaceCzech
  • Kommentierung, Anmerkung, Bemerkung, KommentarGerman
  • σχόλιο, επισημείωση, σχολιασμός, υποσημείωσηGreek
  • anotaciónSpanish
  • حاشیه‌نویسیPersian
  • kommentti, huomiointi, kommentointi, huomautus, reunahuomautusFinnish
  • annotationFrench
  • notachadh, mìneachadhScottish Gaelic
  • anotaciónGalician
  • टिप्पणीHindi
  • anotasiIndonesian
  • 注解Japanese
  • 주석Korean
  • аннотация, примечание, пояснение, комментарий, комментирование, аннотированиеRussian
  • anteckningSwedish
  • hāşiye, dipnot, açıklayıcı not, bilgi notu, belirtimTurkish

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