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"
the activity of representing something by a special system of marks or characters
The act, process, method, or an instance of representing by a system or set of marks, signs, figures, or characters.
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.
A specific note or piece of information written in such a notation.
She made a notation in the margin of the book.
the act or practice of recording anything by marks, figures, or characters
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
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
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.]
The numerical value of notation in Chaldean Numerology is: 7
The numerical value of notation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 9
Examples of notation in a Sentence
Images & Illustrations of notation
Popularity rank by frequency of use
Translations for notation
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for notation »
Find a translation for the notation definition in other languages:
Select another language: