- The definition of a notation is a system of using symbols or signs as a form of communication, or a short written note.
- An example of a notation is a chemist using AuBr for gold bromide.
- An example of a notation is a short list of things to do.
notation definition by Webster's New World
- the use of a system of signs or symbols to represent words, phrases, numbers, quantities, etc.
- any such system of signs or symbols, as in mathematics, chemistry, music, etc.
- a brief note jotted down, as to remind one of something, explain something, etc.
- the act of noting something in writing
Origin: Classical Latin notatio ; from notare, to note
- notational adjective
notation definition by American Heritage Dictionary
- a. A system of figures or symbols used in a specialized field to represent numbers, quantities, tones, or values: musical notation.b. The act or process of using such a system.
- A brief note; an annotation: marginal notations.
Origin: Latin notātiō, notātiōn-, from notātus, past participle of notāre, to note, from nota, note; see note.
- no·taˈtion·al adjective
notation - Computer Definition
The use of signs or symbols to represent numbers, words, phrases, or even complete concepts in fields such as language, mathematics, chemistry, and music. See also binary notation and hexadecimal notation.
How a system of numbers, phrases, words or quantities is written or expressed. Positional notation is the location and value of digits in a numbering system, such as the decimal or binary system.