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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 no·ta·tion /noˈteʃən/

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 記法; 表示法; 記號; 記數法; 符號

From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 No·ta·tion n.
 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.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: a technical system of symbols used to represent special
           things [syn: notational system]
      2: a comment or instruction (usually added); "his notes were
         appended at the end of the article"; "he added a short
         notation to the address on the envelope" [syn: note, annotation]
      3: the activity of representing something by a special system
         of marks or characters