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no·ta·tion

notation

 
 
pronunciation:
no teI shn
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: a system of signs used to stand for numbers, words, or musical notes.
He is able to read musical notation.
 
similar words:
code, shorthand, symbols
definition 2: a quick note to help a person remember something.
She made a notation of the meeting time in her date book.
similar words:
letter, line, memo, memorandum, record
derivation: notational (adj.)
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