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My being a teacher had a decisive influence on making language and systems as simple as possible so that in my teaching, I could concentrate on the essential issues of programming rather than on details of language and notation.
Niklaus Wirth

Meaning of "notation" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD NOTATION

From Latin notātiō a marking, from notāre to note.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF NOTATION

notation  [nəʊˈteɪʃən] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF NOTATION

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Notation is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES NOTATION MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Notation

In linguistics and semiotics, a notation is a system of graphics or symbols, characters and abbreviated expressions, used in artistic and scientific disciplines to represent technical facts and quantities by convention. Therefore, a notation is a collection of related symbols that are each given an arbitrary meaning, created to facilitate structured communication within a domain knowledge or field of study. Standard notations refer to general agreements in the way things are written or denoted. The term is generally used in technical and scientific areas of study like mathematics, physics, chemistry and biology, but can also be seen in areas like business, economics and music.

Definition of notation in the English dictionary

The first definition of notation in the dictionary is any series of signs or symbols used to represent quantities or elements in a specialized system, such as music or mathematics. Other definition of notation is the act or process of notating. Notation is also the act of noting down.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH NOTATION


accreditation
əˌkrɛdɪˈteɪʃən
adaptation
ˌædəpˈteɪʃən
alimentation
ˌælɪmɛnˈteɪʃən
citation
saɪˈteɪʃən
consultation
ˌkɒnsəlˈteɪʃən
documentation
ˌdɒkjʊmɛnˈteɪʃən
excitation
ˌɛksɪˈteɪʃən
hesitation
ˌhɛzɪˈteɪʃən
implementation
ˌɪmplɪmenˈteɪʃən
interpretation
ɪnˌtɜːprɪˈteɪʃən
invitation
ˌɪnvɪˈteɪʃən
limitation
ˌlɪmɪˈteɪʃən
meditation
ˌmɛdɪˈteɪʃən
orientation
ˌɔːrɪɛnˈteɪʃən
presentation
ˌprɛzənˈteɪʃən
rehabilitation
ˌriːəˌbɪlɪˈteɪʃən
representation
ˌrɛprɪzɛnˈteɪʃən
reputation
ˌrɛpjʊˈteɪʃən
rotation
rəʊˈteɪʃən
transportation
ˌtrænspɔːˈteɪʃən

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE NOTATION

notal
notandum
notaphilic
notaphilism
notaphilist
notaphily
notarial
notarially
notaries
notaries public
notarisation
notarise
notarization
notarize
notarized
notary
notary public
notaryship
notate
notational

WORDS THAT END LIKE NOTATION

action
administration
animation
application
association
certification
combination
communication
confirmation
conversation
corporation
creation
decoration
destination
duration
education
evaluation
federation
formation
foundation
generation

Synonyms and antonyms of notation in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

SYNONYMS OF «NOTATION»

The following words have a similar or identical meaning as «notation» and belong to the same grammatical category.
synonyms of notation
code · jotting · note · record · script · system

Translation of «notation» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF NOTATION

Find out the translation of notation to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of notation from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «notation» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

符号
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

notación
570 millions of speakers

English

notation
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

अंकन
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

التدوين
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

обозначение
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

notação
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

স্বরলিপি
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

notation
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Notasi
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Notation
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

表記法
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

표기
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Notasi
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

ký hiệu
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

குறியீட்டில்
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

नोटेशन
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

notasyonu
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

notazione
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

notacja
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

позначення
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

notație
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

σημειογραφία
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

notasie
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

notation
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

notasjon
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of notation

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «NOTATION»

The term «notation» is very widely used and occupies the 14.488 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «NOTATION» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about notation

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7 QUOTES WITH «NOTATION»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word notation.
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Harrison Birtwistle
I wrote music as soon as I knew notation.
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Harold Budd
Sometimes I write them down in musical notation as a trigger to remind me about certain directions to go. Or I can be specific about a sound I'm looking for.
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Elias Canetti
The process of writing has something infinite about it. Even though it is interrupted each night, it is one single notation.
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Ellsworth Kelly
All my paintings are usually done in drawing form, very small. I make notations in drawings first, and then I make a collage for color. But drawing is always my notation.
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Franz Liszt
As the mother teaches her children how to express themselves in their language, so one Gypsy musician teaches the other. They have never shown any need for notation.
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Evan Parker
To speak about notation as the only way that you can guarantee structure of course is already very suspect.
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Niklaus Wirth
My being a teacher had a decisive influence on making language and systems as simple as possible so that in my teaching, I could concentrate on the essential issues of programming rather than on details of language and notation.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «NOTATION»

Discover the use of notation in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to notation and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Music Notation: Theory and Technique for Music Notation
An excellent resource for both written and computer notation software! This text is designed to provide the reader with an understanding of the theory of music notation as well as the necessary technique for drawing each notational symbol.
Mark McGrain, 1986
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BPMN, the Business Process Modeling Notation Pocket Handbook
This handbook can be used both by the analyst and the IT developer in a design or improve of the enterprise business processes.
Patrice Briol, 2008
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Rhythm: Contrasting the Implications of Audiation and Notation
"... Provides a thorough framework for examining rhythm ... includes expanded sections on movement, improvisation, and curriculum development ... also incorporates new research on audiation and several new rhythm syllables ... covers topics ...
Edwin Gordon, 2009
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Music Notation in the Twentieth Century: A Practical Guidebook
In this comprehensive and definitive survey of current notation procedures, Kurt Stone has brought order to a field traditionally fraught with confusion and idiosyncrasy.
Kurt Stone, 1980
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Jim Blinn's Corner: Notation, Notation, Notation
In this third compendium of articles selected from his award-winning column, Blinn addresses topics in mathematical notation and cubic curves, among other topics, and shares the tricks he has uncovered through years of experimentation.
Jim Blinn, 2003
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Finale: An Easy Guide to Music Notation
Easy-to-follow instructions help you to create publisher-quality music notation; learn to use the tools of Finale while writing your own music and arrangements; get started immediately with hundreds of professional templates, partially ...
Thomas E. Rudolph, Vincent A. Leonard, 2005
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A Color Notation: An Illustrated System Defining All Colors ...
This is a new release of the original 1941 edition.
A. H. Munsell, 2013
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Choreographics: A Comparison of Dance Notation Systems from ...
First Published in 1998. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Ann Hutchinson Guest, 2014
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Composing Music with Notation
Alfred's Music Tech Series: Composing Music With Notation is a breakthrough method designed for elementary to high school students that can be used in a classroom setting or for individual study.
Floyd Richmond, Tom Rudolph, Lee Whitmore, 2007
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An Ancient Christian Hymn with Musical Notation: Papyrus ...
In this book, Charles Cosgrove undertakes a comprehensive examination of Papyrus Oxyrhynchus 1786, an ancient Greek Christian hymn dating to the late third century that offers the most ancient surviving example of a notated Christian melody ...
Charles H. Cosgrove, 2011

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «NOTATION»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term notation is used in the context of the following news items.
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North Slope Borough funded basketball camp for mayor's grandkids …
But one of the documents provided by the borough has a handwritten notation saying, “7-11-14 Approved Charlotte Brower” at the bottom of the ... «Alaska Dispatch News, Jul 15»
2
Trial set in murder of Lexington Township man
A trial in Stark County Common Pleas Court Judge Frank Forchione's courtroom is set for 8:30 a.m. Oct. 6; however, no notation was made to ... «The-review, Jul 15»
3
Watchdog: Should you trust so-and-so? In most cases ... nope
You didn't mark in your family calendar the bundle's expiration date and then a notation a week or so before that date to call and pretend you ... «Dallas Morning News, Jul 15»
4
Federal Reserve Proposes Changes to Capital Planning and Stress …
... Board of Legal Specialization, nor can NLR attest to the accuracy of any notation of Legal Specialization or other Professional Credentials. «The National Law Review, Jul 15»
5
In the Bay Area, the Grateful Dead will live — and twirl — forever
The notation from Scott, my tour adviser, was simply “where Jerry passed.” Based on its ethereal name, I imagined a fairy-tale setting with ... «Washington Post, Jul 15»
6
On the hunt for Lasca
The notation on the back of the photo read “Clarence and Estelle Whittle.” “I thought, 'Why is (the photo) on that shelf? It shouldn't be in a flea ... «Daily Journal Online, Jul 15»
7
US jobless claims fall to lowest level since 1973
Either way, this was a strong weekly report with this notation as proof: this was the lowest level for initial claims since November 24, 1973, when ... «Press Examiner, Jul 15»
8
Andriese sent back, Chatwood could return in 2015
... star hasn't yet appeared in the team's Top 20 prospects – a notation every baseball observer looks for when determining a player's future. «Highland Community News, Jul 15»
9
Judge sides with OSHA in case of New Prime 'blacklisting driver'
... under the STAA and was a contributing factor in a negative notation of abandonment placed in his DAC report by respondent,” Harris wrote in ... «Land Line Magazine, Jul 15»
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Applications For U.S. Unemployment Aid Plummet To 42-Year Low
Either way, this was a strong weekly report with this notation as proof: this was the lowest level for initial claims since November 24, 1973, when ... «Junior College, Jul 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Notation [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/notation>. Aug 2020 ».
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