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annotation

an·no·ta·tion

annotation

pronunciation:
ae n teI shn
part of speech: noun
definition 1: an explanatory or critical note added to a text; commentary.
synonyms:
footnote, gloss
similar words:
appendix, comment, commentary, exegesis, marginalia, notation, note
definition 2: the act or process of adding such a note or notes.
synonyms:
footnoting, interlineation, notation
similar words:
elucidation