Definition of Notation. Meaning of Notation. Synonyms of Notation

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Definition of Notation

Notation
Notation No*ta"tion, n. [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.

Meaning of Notation from wikipedia

- In linguistics and semiotics, a notation is a system of graphics or symbols, characters and abbreviated expressions, used (for example) in artistic and...
- Big O notation is a mathematical notation that describes the limiting behavior of a function when the argument tends towards a particular value or infinity...
- Scientific notation is a way of expressing numbers that are too large or too small (usually would result in a long string of digits) to be conveniently...
- Music notation or musical notation is any system used to visually represent aurally perceived music pla**** with instruments or sung by the human voice...
- Algebraic notation (or AN) is the standard method for recording and describing the moves in a game of chess. It is based on a system of coordinates to...
- Hungarian notation is an identifier naming convention in computer programming, in which the name of a variable or function indicates its intention or kind...
- Polish notation (PN), also known as normal Polish notation (NPN), Łukasiewicz notation, Warsaw notation, Polish prefix notation or simply prefix notation, is...
- Descriptive notation is a chess notation system based on abbreviated natural language. Its distinctive features are that it refers to files by the piece...
- Polish notation (RPN), also known as reverse Łukasiewicz notation, Polish postfix notation or simply postfix notation, is a mathematical notation in which...
- a chemical symbol is used, e.g. "C" for carbon, standard notation (now known as "AZE notation" because A is the m**** number, Z the atomic number, and E...