HyperDic: notation

English > 3 senses of the word notation:
NOUNcommunicationnotation, notational systema technical system of symbols used to represent special things
communicationnotation, note, annotationa comment or instruction (usually added)
actnotationthe activity of representing something by a special system of marks or characters
notation > pronunciation
Soundsnowtey'shahn
RhymesAachen ... Zukerman: 2572 rhymes with ahn...
English > notation: 3 senses > noun 1, communication
MeaningA technical system of symbols used to represent special things.
Synonymnotational system
Narrowerchemical notationA notation used by chemists to express technical facts in chemistry
choreographyA notation used by choreographers
mathematical notationA notation used by mathematicians
musical notation(music) notation used by musicians / musicians
Broaderwritingletters or symbols that are written or imprinted on a surface to represent the sounds or words of a language
Spanishnotación
Catalannotació
Verbsnotateput into notation, as of music or choreography
English > notation: 3 senses > noun 2, communication
MeaningA comment or instruction (usually added).
Example "he added a short notation to the address on the envelope"
Synonymsnote, annotation
Narrowercitation, cite, acknowledgment, credit, reference, mention, quotationA short note recognizing a source of information or of a quoted passage
footnote, footerA printed note placed below the text on a printed page
nota bene, NB, N.B.A Latin phrase (or its abbreviation) used to indicate that special attention should be paid to something
poste restanteA notation written on mail / mail that is to be held at the post office until called for (not in the United States or Canada)
postscript, PSA note appended to a letter after the signature
Broadercomment, commentaryA written explanation or criticism or illustration that is added to a book or other textual material
Spanishanotación, comentario, glosa, letra chica, letra pequeña, notación, nota
Catalananotació, glossa, nota
Verbsnotemake a written note of
English > notation: 3 senses > noun 3, act
MeaningThe activity of representing something by a special system of marks or characters.
Broaderwriting, committal to writingThe activity of putting something in written form
Verbsnotateput into notation, as of music or choreography

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