Associations to the word «Notation»


NOTATION, noun. (uncountable) The act, process, method, or an instance of representing by a system or set of marks, signs, figures, or characters.
NOTATION, noun. (uncountable) 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. (countable) A specific note or piece of information written in such a notation.

Dictionary definition

NOTATION, noun. A technical system of symbols used to represent special things.
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.

Wise words

Speak clearly, if you speak at all; carve every word before you let it fall.
Oliver Wendell Holmes