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Webster 1913 Edition


Notation

No-ta′tion

,
Noun.
[L.
notatio
a marking, observing, etymology, fr.
notare
to mark,
nota
a mark: cf. F.
notation
. See 5th
Note
.]
1.
The act or practice of recording anything by marks, figures, or characters.
2.
Any particular system of characters, symbols, or abbreviated expressions used in art or science, to express briefly technical facts, quantities, etc.
Esp.,
the system of figures, letters, and signs used in arithmetic and algebra to express number, quantity, or operations.
3.
Literal or etymological signification.
[Obs.]
“Conscience” is a Latin word, and, according to the very
notation
of it, imports a double or joint knowledge.
South.

Webster 1828 Edition


Notation

NOTA'TION

,
Noun.
[L. to mark.]
1.
The act or practice of recording any thing by marks, figures or characters; particularly in arithmetic and algebra, the expressing of numbers and quantities by figures, signs or characters appropriate for the purpose.
2.
Meaning; signification.
Conscience, according to the very notation of the word, imports a double knowledge. [Unusual.]

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Notation

Notation

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German

Noun

Notation f (genitive Notation, plural Notationen)

  1. notation

notation

notation

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English

Noun

notation (countable and uncountable, plural notations)

  1. (uncountable) The act, process, method, or an instance of representing by a system or set of marks, signs, figures, or characters.
  2. (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.
  3. (countable) A specific note or piece of information written in such a notation.
    She made a notation in the margin of the book.

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French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /no.ta.sjɔ̃/

Noun

notation f (plural notations)

  1. rating (evaluation of status)