### What does **notation** mean?

# Definitions for **notation**

noʊˈteɪ ʃənno·ta·tion

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### Princeton's WordNet

notation, notational system(noun)

a technical system of symbols used to represent special things

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"

notation(noun)

the activity of representing something by a special system of marks or characters

### Wiktionary

notation(Noun)

The act, process, method, or an instance of representing by a system or set of marks, signs, figures, or characters.

notation(Noun)

A system of characters, symbols, or abbreviated expressions used in an art or science or in mathematics or logic to express technical facts or quantities.

notation(Noun)

A specific note or piece of information written in such a notation.

She made a notation in the margin of the book.

### Webster Dictionary

Notation(noun)

the act or practice of recording anything by marks, figures, or characters

Notation(noun)

any particular system of characters, symbols, or abbreviated expressions used in art or science, to express briefly technical facts, quantities, etc. Esp., the system of figures, letters, and signs used in arithmetic and algebra to express number, quantity, or operations

Notation(noun)

literal or etymological signification

**Origin:** [L. notatio a marking, observing, etymology, fr. notare to mark, nota a mark: cf. F. notation. See 5th Note.]

### Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

Notation

nō-tā′shun,

*n.*the act or practice of recording by marks or symbols: a system of signs or symbols.—*adj.***Nō′tate**(*bot.*), marked with coloured spots or lines.—**Chemical notation**(see**Chemistry**). [L.,—*notāre*,*-ātum*, to mark.]

### Anagrams for notation »

tonation

### Numerology

Chaldean Numerology

The numerical value of notation in Chaldean Numerology is:

**7**Pythagorean Numerology

The numerical value of notation in Pythagorean Numerology is:

**9**

### Examples of notation in a Sentence

Ronald Graham, "Rudiments of Ramsey Theory":

We will occasionally use this arrow

**notation**unless there is danger of no confusion.Old sheet music back in the 1930s and 1940s used to have a

**notation**printed across the top, it would say ‘vamp til ready.’.

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## Translations for **notation**

### From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary

- notace, zápisCzech
- anotaciónSpanish
- nodaireachtIrish
- comharrachadhScottish Gaelic
- notazioneItalian
- 表記法, 表記, 記法Japanese
- notatieDutch
- notação, anotaçãoPortuguese
- система записи, примечание, запись, замечание, записывание, ссылка, нотацияRussian

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