Meaning of NOTATION in English


— notational , adj.

/noh tay"sheuhn/ , n.

1. a system of graphic symbols for a specialized use, other than ordinary writing: musical notation.

2. the process or method of noting or setting down by means of a special system of signs or symbols.

3. the act of noting, marking, or setting down in writing.

4. a note, jotting, or record; annotation: notations in the margin.

[ 1560-70; notation- (s. of notatio ) a marking, equiv. to notat ( us ) (ptp. of notare to NOTE) + -ion- -ION ]

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