|1.||[ noun ] a technical system of symbols used to represent special things|
|Related terms:||writing choreography mathematical_notation chemical_notation musical_notation notate|
|2.||[ noun ] (writing) the activity of representing something by a special system of marks or characters|
|Related terms:||writing notate|
|3.||[ noun ] (writing) 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"
|Related terms:||comment citation PS footnote poste_restante nb note annotate gloss|