Meaning of documentation

doc•u•men•ta•tion

Pronunciation: (dok"yu-men-tā'shun, -mun-), [key]
— n.
  1. the use of documentary evidence.
  2. a furnishing with documents, as to substantiate a claim or the data in a book or article.
  3. manuals, listings, diagrams, and other hard- or soft-copy written and graphic materials that describe the use, operation, maintenance, or design of software or hardware: The documentation for the driver program is displayed on the screen.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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