1. [ noun ] a technical system of symbols used to represent special things
Synonyms: notational_system
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)
Synonyms: note annotation

"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
Similar spelling:   nutation