What does the word notation mean?

    Part of speech: noun

  • The process of noting or designating by figures, etc.

  • Part of speech: noun

  • Any system of signs, figures, etc., as arithmetical characters.

Usage examples for notation

  1. No ditty floated into Blackmoor Vale from the outer world but Tess's mother caught up its notation in a week. – Tess of the d'Urbervilles A Pure Woman by Thomas Hardy
  2. One feels this sentiment in his work, where the sharp notation of truth is painful, where the realism is opposed by colouring of a sober distinction, where nothing, not even the portrait of a drab, could be vulgar. – The French Impressionists (1860-1900) by Camille Mauclair