Meaning of notation


Pronunciation: (nō-tā'shun), [key]
— 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.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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